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Lead Hazard Control Grant Program

The ODH lead program has funding to remove lead paint hazards from homes built before 1978. This program is statewide and available in every county in Ohio. The goal is to help protect families with Medicaid eligible children and/or Medicaid eligible pregnant women against the dangers of lead paint hazards.


  • ODH and the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) have been provided with State Children’s Health Insurance (SCHIP) funding for lead paint hazard testing and removal.
  • 9 million dollars have been provided for this program. Services are available as long as funding is available.

How to Enroll:

If you answer “yes” to the questions below, you may qualify for the lead paint testing and hazard removal.

  • Was your home built before 1978? 
  • Is your child Medicaid eligible and under 19 years of age? OR Are you pregnant and Medicaid eligible?

For more information please call Ayesha Heffner at 614-644-0220, or email her at

Last Updated: 8/7/2018