Free lead blood tests for Benton Harbor residents

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Lead blood testing will be offered to Benton Harbor residents beginning next week.

Residents of all ages are encouraged to get their blood tested for free.

Upcoming mobile testing dates and times are:

Sunday, Nov. 14 

  • Second Baptist Church, 600 Donald Adkins Drive, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 15

  • Discovery Enrichment Center, 465 S. McCord Street, 12 - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Discovery Enrichment Center, 465 S. McCord Street, 12 - 6 p.m.

Children less than 6 years old with an elevated blood level will be offered a nurse case manager through the Berrien County Health Department.

This will include a home visit with a registered nurse.

Additional locations for blood lead testing for children include:

• InterCare Family Health Network, 800 M-139, 855-869-6900.

• Through the WIC program and the Berrien County Health Department by calling 800-815-5485 or visiting BCHDMI.org for more information.


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