Breastfeeding Support

Free breastfeeding help for all families! You can do it, we can help

Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program (BCCNP)

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

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Children Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)

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.

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Early Periodic Screen Diagnosis & Treatment (EPSDT)

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.

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

Immunization Program

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.

Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)

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.

Prenatal Class Series

Prenatal education promotes the maintenance of healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, helping expectant mothers manage stress, support a healthy diet, avoid harmful chemicals and situations, recognize warning signs and symptoms that mean something may be wrong with their pregnancy, and prepare for labor and delivery.

Safe X-change (Syringe Access Program)

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.

Sexual Health Clinic (formally Family Planning)

Michigan’s Family Planning Program provides high quality reproductive health care to women, men, and teens at low or no-cost. Family Planning is a public health service that helps individuals and families to plan for their desired family size and spacing of children or to prevent an undesired pregnancy.

Travel Vaccine

The Chippewa County Health Department offers vaccines to those traveling outside of the country!
Call 635-3577, for more information.

Vision & Hearing

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.


WIC (Women, Infant & Children Food Supplement Program)

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.

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 Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Later hour Specialty Clinics
Begin in the Fall

   (906) 635-3572


Office Location

508 Ashmun Street, Suite 120
Sault Ste. Marie, MI. 49783