Shelby County Health Department to offer free lead screenings for students at affected SCS schools

Local Health Alert

(SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. NEWS RELEASE) – The Shelby County Health Department will begin offering lead screening and testing at no charge to children who attend Shelby County Schools where elevated lead levels have been detected. Here is a link to the list of affected schools:

The lead screening and testing will be available at all Shelby County Health Department clinics during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The list of clinics and their addresses is below:

  • Cawthon Public Health Clinic
  • 1000 Haynes, 38114
  • Collierville Public Health Clinic
  • (Tues. & Thurs. only)
  • 167 Washington St., 38017
  • Hickory Hill Public Health Clinic
  • 6590 Kirby Center Cove, 38118
  • Immunization Clinic
  • 814 Jefferson, Rm. 216, 38105
  • Millington Public Health Clinic
  • 8225 Highway 51 North, 38053
  • Shelby Crossing Public Health Clinic
  • 6170 Macon Road, 38133
  • Southland Mall Public Health Clinic
  • 1287 Southland Mall, 38116

No appointment or proof of health insurance is required, but a parent or legal guardian must accompany the child. For more information about lead and lead screening and testing, please visit our website: or call 901-222-9000.

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