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For Infants and Children


Immunizations - Required immunizations for children are available beginning at two months of age. Qualify for free immunizations if insurance does not cover immunizations. Appointment required. You may contact your local health department for service times and appointments.

Car Safety Seat Program - Car safety seat education and free car seats for eligible low income families. Attend a 1 hour class with video on importance of car seats and safety, including how to install a car seat. English and Spanish eligibility information available. You may contact your local health department for service times and appointments.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program - Nutrition education and counseling and special food vouchers for eligible children less than five years of age. Services: Children 0-5 years of age, pregnant women, women until child is 6 months old, or up to 1 year if fully breast feeding. Provide financial assistance with food and formula. You may contact the local health department for more detailed information. Appointments required. Click here for eligibility requirements information.

Newborn Screening - Performed for newborns not tested in hospital or need pre-testing.

FAMIS – A special Medicaid for children who do not qualify for regular Medicaid. Must meet certain eligibility requirements. A representative with the Martinsville and Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness at the Henry-Martinsville Health Department every Thursday. 

Baby Care - Home visiting program for pregnant women and infants up to age 2. Assessments are done to determine needs. Covers infants from birth to age 2. Provides home visiting with education on how to take care of baby, monitor weight, blood pressure, nutrition, and pregnancy information.  Provide assistance to mother for smoking cessation. Appointments required.

Health History forms available in English and Spanish.

 

Last Updated: 06-11-2014

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