What resources and services does Public Health provide for children and adults?
Public Health has a variety of programs available for children, adults and families. Resource referral and linkage is also a large component of the services provided. Some of the programs available include:
• Communicable Disease Investigation, Prevention and Control
• Clinic Services - free or low cost services for women’s health
• Immunizations for adults and children
• Lead Poisoning Prevention Program-offers education and surveillance
• Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) for supplemental food, nutrition education
• Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP)- referrals and follow ups for periodic health screening
• Keep Baby Safe Child Car Seat Program- education on proper use of car seats, current laws
• California Children’s Services (CCS)-assists with medical expenses for children 0-21 with qualifying medical conditions
• Targeted Case Management (TCM)-Public Health Nurse makes home visits to referred families to provide health assessments, resources and referrals, health and life skills teaching
• Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)-offers support and home visits to affected families
• Emergency Preparedness (EP)- emergency response planning and preparation
• Be On Board Health Van (BOB)- travels to schools and provides many types of medical services and resources
• Tobacco Prevention and Education-provides a comprehensive approach to prevention, education, quit smoking and chewing strategies
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-provides oversight services to maintain efficient emergency medical services

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