Last updated: December 10, 2018
Healthy Start provides case management, home visiting, outreach and other services that help to prevent injuries and deaths to high-risk pregnant women and children up to 2 years old. These services are provided by community health nurses and social workers. Referrals are welcome from the private sector.
Medical Assistance for Families/MCHP – Health insurance for children up to age 21, as well as parents and other family members caring for children. Eligibility depends on income and family size.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program – Supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5
Healthy Moms and Babies – Education, resource information and awareness campaign to help increase the number of healthy pregnancies and healthy babies in the County
Lead Poisoning Prevention – Program that offers information about the potential danger of exposure to lead paint
High Risk Infants and Children – Central referral point for infants and children at risk for medical, social and environmental problems