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:
- 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.
- The Senior Health Program, which provides health monitoring, preventive care and anticipatory guidance to ambulatory elderly, in various clinical settings.
- The Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program, which coordinates and monitors the health care of residents infected with tuberculosis.
- 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.
- The Immunization Program, which provides residents and employees with vaccination services.
- The Maternal-Child Health Program, which provides preventive health assessments, health education and anticipatory guidance to uninsured or underserved families.
- 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