Maternal, Child & Adult Health Program

Parts of the Maternal, Child & Adult Health Program

  • Well Child Clinics
  • Prenatal, Postpartum and Child Home Visits
  • Preschool and Day Care Licensing
  • Senior Health Services
  • Health Maintenance in the Home
  • Tuberculosis Control Program
  • Infectious and Communicable Disease Education and Monitoring

Programs in the Maternal, Child & Adult Health Program

The Maternal, Child and Adult Health Program encompasses several smaller programs:

  1. The Home Health Maintenance program, which provides nursing care to homebound, frail or chronically ill residents whose care is not covered by insurance or other health care providers.
  2. The Senior Health Program, which provides health monitoring, preventive care and anticipatory guidance to ambulatory elderly, in various clinical settings.
  3. The Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program, which coordinates and monitors the health care of residents infected with tuberculosis.
  4. The Infection Control Program, which oversees the implementation of the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogen Standard and provides epidemiologic and surveillance support when a disease outbreak threatens or is suspected.
  5. The Immunization Program, which provides residents and employees with vaccination services.
  6. The Maternal-Child Health Program, which provides preventive health assessments, health education and anticipatory guidance to uninsured or underserved families.
  7. The daycare Licensing Program, which, in conjunction with the Division of Environmental Services, advises and inspects daycare facilities and enforces state regulations regarding their operation.

Immunization & Screening Services

Immunization screening service hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

  • Immunizations for polio, varicella, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, influenza, Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib), pneumonia and hepatitis B (for children only)
  • Tuberculosis screenings
  • Blood pressure screening