Maternal and Child Health

Child Health services are provided to help Davidson County children grow, develop, and be healthy. This is accomplished through health promotion, prevention, early identification, treatment and intervention.

Postpartum/Newborn Home Visits

Counseling and support provided to parents of newborns. Mother and infant are assessed by nursing staff and referred for appropriate follow up if any problems are noted. *

Child Health Clinic

Routine physical exam, and age appropriate counseling for children up to 18 years old. (Must be Davidson County resident **)

Care Coordination for Children (CC4C)

For children Birth-5 years old who are at risk or have been diagnosed with a developmental delay, disability, chronic illness, or social/emotional disorder. *

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Counseling information and support provided by a specially trained nurse to those affected by the sudden death of a child.

Childhood Lead

Free lead screening provided to all children in Davidson County less that 6 years old. Provide education and investigation into cases involving elevated lead levels. *

Immunizations

Provide all state required immunizations to children by appointment.

K-12 School Requirements

North Carolina Immunization Program Coverage Criteria

Pregnancy Care Management

A public health nurse or social worker will provide care management to Medicaid eligible pregnant women to assure continuity of other needed services (WIC, Food Stamps, housing transportation,etc.)*

School Health

A team of nurses are dedicated to the three school systems to eliminate or minimize health problems which impair learning.

Notes

* Must be Davidson County Resident

** Must have an income of less than 250% of the poverty level.