Child Lead Testing Services

Information on how to request and obtain lead testing services for children six and under


Lead testing services are available for City of St. Louis residents children under six years of age.

Testing services are provided on a walk-in basis from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with the exception of lunch hour (approximately 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.). Testing is done Monday through Friday, except on city holidays.

The total lead testing procedure takes approximately 1 hour. 


  1. Prepare proof of City residency:
    • Property tax receipt
    • Bill with city address and your name
  2. To receive a lead testing, bring your child to:
Health Department
1520 Market, Suite 4051
St. Louis, MO 63103.



No Fee.

What to Expect

  • Lead testing consists of a simple finger prick.
  • After which the lab testing can be completed in approximately 1 hour.

Additional Information

For additional information and questions, call (314) 612-5100.


Department of Health

(314) 612-5100

1520 Market
Room 4051
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact the Department of Health

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