Personal & Family HealthOverview of Current ProgramsHours of Operation8:00 am - 4:30 pmLater Hour Specialty Clinics
Begin in the FallWIC - 2nd Wednesday of the month - 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Sexual Health (Family Planning) - Last Monday of the month - 1:00pm - 6:00pmCall 635-3577 for an appointment
Screening and/or follow-up care for women 50 - 64 years of age who meet the program’s financial guidelines. Includes clinical breast exam, pap smear test, referral for mammography and other identified health care needs. Annual follow-up services are provided. Find out how the Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program assists women with insurance coverage
Family Planning/Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program Joint Project
This project is a joint program designed to provide diagnostic services to Family Planning clients who have pap test indicating possible cervical cancer.
Provides specialty and medical care services for children with potentially handicapping conditions and/or chronic illness; offers family centered services including parent-to-parent support and coordination of care. For more information regarding this service please click here.
Find out more: Children's Special Health Care Services
Comprehensive health screenings for infants, children and adolescents through age 20 who are receiving Medicaid. Includes Denver Developmental testing, lead screening, physical, hearing and vision, immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. For more information regarding this service please click here.
Provides vaccine administration services for target populations through clinics and individual appointments. Services include immunization of children and some adults against diseases such as: diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis, tetanus, influenza, chicken pox, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, hemophilus influenza B and pneumococcal disease. Tuberculin skin tests are also available. Influenza clinics are conducted annually. click here for more information
The Chippewa County Health Department offers vaccines to those traveling outside of the country! Call 635-3577, for more information.
A team approach (nurse, dietitian, social worker, and physician) is used to provide quality prenatal care to assure a positive birth outcome. Maternal Support Services provide education, counseling and support through pregnancy, including childbirth education, nutritional assessment, education, and transportation services. Home visits are made by our team of health professionals. Infant Support Services continue through the first year of the baby’s life with education and counseling on growth and development, early parenting, infant nutrition, breastfeeding, and much more. Click on the following link for more information: Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)
A series of seven classes designed and financially supported by Chippewa County Health Department, your physicians and War Memorial Hospital. Prenatal Class calendar: Early Prenatal/Lamaze/Breastfeeding Classes
Chippewa County Health Department and Great Lakes Recovery Centers have partnered to form the Safe X-Change. This is a safe and confidential place to get free needles and supplies for safer injection practices. For more information regarding this service please click here.
Visit Family Planning Program at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for more information.
Provides school vision and hearing services that are mandated in the Public Health code:
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Vision and hearing screenings as well as referral and follow-up services are provided at the Chippewa County Health Department. Call 635-3577 to find out about when preschool vision and hearing clinics are offered.
Promotes healthy mothers, infants and children by providing nutrition education, health screening, and supplemental food coupons to pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children (up to age 5). WIC helps food money go further by providing foods such as milk, juice, cereal, cheese, etc. In addition, WIC promotes breastfeeding, offers free breast pumps, as well as, many healthy food choices. For more information regarding this service please click here.
For more information about the WIC Program click this link: WIC - Making Life Better