June 21, 2018
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Maternal and Child Health Services

young momNursing case management services to pregnant teens, and women who are at risk of poor pregnancy outcomes. Services are usually provided in the home setting.

Early pregnancy identification and referral of pregnant women in need of prenatal care and supportive services. Includes financial screening, OHP enrollment, risk assessment, screening, education, WIC certification and referral to local obstetrician.

Identification and referral of infants and children with special medical and social needs. Provide guidance, assessment, information, referral and coordination of care for a child and family.

Nursing case management to families with infants and children who have physical or mental conditions and families who have high potential for poor parenting. Service is usually provided in the home setting.

School based health clinics at Ashland and Crater High School and Scenic Jr. High, Jewett Elementary and Crossroads focus on adolescent health problems. Emphasis is on primary prevention and includes health education and intervention with the high risk student population.