University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

Health: Elevated Blood Lead Level

This page contains maps and spreadsheets showing data for children with elevated blood lead levels.

About the data

Public health intervention level for blood lead exposure was ≥ 10 µg/dL until early 2019 when the intervention level was decreased to ≥ 5 µg/dL.

Source of data: Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Illinois Lead Program Annual Surveillance Report

National data: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

For data earlier than 2016, contact IECAM.