On January 15, 2003, the Immunization Program issued a memorandum highlighting changes in the school/day care immunization requirements. In response to some of the questions and comments we have received, this memorandum provides additional highlights of significant changes and clarifies some of the highlights included in the January 15th memorandum. You will also find a chart of immunization requirements for school, daycare & head start programs.
Who should get inactivated influenza vaccine? People 6 months of age and older at risk for getting a serious case of influenza or influenza complications, and people in close contact with them (including all household members) should get the vaccine.
Our goal is to provide educational programs and emotional support in the self-management of diabetes. We encourage all people with diabetes and their family members to join us monthly for these discussions and educational opportunities. More Info >>
A supplemental food program for those meeting both income and nutritional eligibility guidelines. Nutrition counseling and food vouchers for pregnant and postpartum women, breast-feeding women, Infants and children at nutritional risk up to age five. More Info >>
In deciding when or whether to have a child, men and women can choose from several contraceptive methods. Your local health department offers annual exams, preconceptual counseling, birth control methods and pregnancy testing. More Info >>
Periodic screenings from birth to 21 years. The patient must qualify financially for this service.
Cancer Screening Services available include Pap smear, clinical breast examination and instruction for performing breast self exams. Mammography screening, smoking cessation classes and general cancer information are also available. More Info >>
Testing, treatment and follow-up.
Testing and treatment for most sexually transmitted diseases. HIV counseling and testing. Referral services. All services are CONFIDENTIAL.
This program is for children from birth to age 21 who are eligible for Medicaid. Under the EPSDT program, children are checked for medical problems early. There are specific tests and treatments as they grow older. The areas of health care that are checked include: preventive check-ups; growth and development assessments; vision; hearing; immunizations; laboratory tests.
Do you need a copy of your child's immunization record or other medical records? If so, please print out our Authorization for Release of Patient Information Form (pdf), complete the form and mail it to the health department where services were received. We are unable to accept e-mail signatures at this time. Please include a self addressed stamped envelope with your request. Immunization records may be faxed to your doctors office by this same method. More Info >>