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Maternal-Child Health Programs
Our Maternal Child Health Programs at Bond County Health Department are here to assist families in any way we can. Programs are available to Bond County residents, some require income determination. Our staff members are skilled to assist with prenatal care, pediatric health, nutritional needs and much more. Call us today.
- Women-Infants-Children (W.I.C.)
- Breastfeeding Support
- Family Case Management
- Lead Screening
- APORS (Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Reporting)
- All Kids Medical Coverage
Nutrition education and supplemental program for pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, their infants, children up to age 5, and their families. Eligibility based on household size, income, age, and/or medical determination. Call us today to check how this excellent program can help you!Grocery bills stretching your budget? WIC offers coupons for items such as milk, eggs, cereal and fresh fruits and vegetables for free!
Did you know WIC Income guidelines changed? You may very well qualify. This is NOT foodstamps. Click here for more information.
All MCH nurses are ready to help with breastfeeding questions and offer the support you may need to help you and baby! We have two Certified Lactation Counselors and one Peer Counselor. We are here to help - even if you do not qualify for our other MCH programs.
Specialized nursing care and education available to pregnant teens, women, and infants up to age one - based on eligibility. The MCH nurses and staff are here to help with medical coverage, infant items, prenatal education, domestic referrals, and more. Clients are eligible for at least one home visit by a nurse while on program.
Available to all county residents, MCH nurses obtain lead blood samples for testing. These meet criteria for required school and preschool entry. Should results indicate, a follow up education, repeat testing, and possible home assessment are also available. Call for an appointment, fee based on income. Physicians order required unless enrolled in WIC.
Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Reporting provides continuity of nursing care for those infants that may require extra care after birth and hospital discharge. There is no income determination. The nursing visits can take place at the home for family convenience. Infants may be followed for up to two years.
Available to all in the community, the MCH staff can assist families with applications for Illinois Medical Coverage/All Kids. As an agent site for All Kids, staff will also provide follow up on coverage status. No child or family should be without medical coverage-call today!
Many genetic related questions can be addressed through our genetic screening program. This is available to anyone in the community. Referrals and follow up available also. Pre-conception counseling and information also available.
Maternal Child Health Programs at Bond County Health Department:
(618) 664-1442 - ext. 122
Toll Free: (877) 942-4645
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