Health Department No. 4 has a wide range of services available for all ages.
are available to pregnant women currently receiving Medicaid benefits.
- A team of health care
workers including a registered nurse, dietician, and social worker who
will teach and support mothers during their pregnancies so they have
healthy pregnancies and positive birth outcomes.
- Payment for
childbirth/education classes when applicable.
- Reimbursement for applicable
transportation costs relating to prenatal/postpartum care appointments.
INFANT HEALTH PROGRAM
Services are available to infants receiving
Medicaid beginning at birth.
team of health care workers including a registered nurse, dietician, and social
worker who will teach and support the family in providing healthy infant care
to attend a parent education class when applicable.
for applicable transportation costs relating to medical/health care
SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM
is available for pregnant moms, new moms, nursing moms, infants/children up to
age 5 who meet the income guidelines.
receive benefits to buy WIC approved food each month.
support provided by a peer counselor.
- Monitor child
growth and development.
- Access to a
dietician if necessary.
- Project fresh.
WIC Income Guidelines (pdf)
are offered to all ages (children as well as adults) to minimize and prevent
the occurrence of vaccine preventable diseases.
TB skin testing is
- Vaccines are
available through the VFC (Vaccine for Children) program for eligible
children. Under the VFC program the
vaccine is covered and the client pays a minimal administration fee if
- Most private
insurances are accepted.
- Private pay
vaccines are offered.
- Flu and pneumonia
shots are available.
Immunization Clinic Schedules (pdf)
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICE (CSHCS)
offers health care coverage for children and some adults with eligible medical
conditions. Families of all incomes are
eligible to join, including those with other health insurance.
- CSHCS pays for
medical bills related to specified diagnoses and services. There are 2600 diagnoses covered.
- They assist in
covering co-pays and deductibles from private insurance and in some cases
assist in paying premiums for private insurance.
- Assist with
transportation and lodging needs for medical care.
coordination of services and assists with locating resources.
screening is provided to Headstart recipients.
Services include vision, hearing, lead testing, hemoglobin (blood
testing for anemia), and immunizations if indicated. Referrals are initiated as needed.
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION
Staff ensures proper investigation and
follow-up of all reported cases of communicable disease, conducts disease
surveillance, implements prevention strategy, educates residents, and manages
TB and Perinatal Hepatitis B cases.
AND VISION PROGRAM
hearing and vision program offers FREE screenings to all Michigan children in collaboration with
local schools. Early identification of
hearing and vision increases each child’s opportunity for academic and school
success. Upon diagnosis, immediate
treatment increases the likelihood of remediating temporary difficulties and
preventing them from becoming permanent problems
and vision screenings as required by law and are provided for children prior to
and vision screening are offered at least once between the ages 3-5, in
kindergarten, 2nd and 4th grades (hearing) and 1st.
3rd, 5th, 7th, & 9th grades
(vision) at no cost to families.
are made to family physicians, ophthalmologist, optometrists and otology field
clinics as needed.
planning services help women and men determine if and when they want to have a
child. The program keeps people healthy
and protects their ability to have children in the future.
services – A full range of birth control methods and education are
provided. No exam is necessary if
you are under age 21.
- Pregnancy testing,
counseling and referrals are provided.
- Screenings are
provided for sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, breast and
cervical cancer and other health issues.
- Client education,
counseling, referrals for social and medical issues.
CARE COVERAGE ASSISTANCE
certified health care Navigator is available to assist in the insurance
application process through MIBridges for children and adults who do not have
health care coverage.
- We can answer
questions and assist individuals and families who do not have health care
- The Navigator
assists in enrolling individuals and families into Michigan Health Care
programs based on criteria.
- They are available
to answer questions and assist with enrollment into the Healthy Michigan
appraisals and individual health services are provided.
BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING
NAVIGATION PROGRAM (BCCCNP)
The BCCCNP program provides services to
help you receive the care you need whether it is breast or cervical cancer
screening, follow-up for abnormal test results and/or treatment if breast or cervical
cancer is diagnosed.
- If you are uninsured, we can enroll you in our program and
arrange for you to receive these services.
- If you have insurance but have a high deductible or your
insurance doesn’t completely cover your follow-up care, we can provide
help in paying for these follow-up exams:
Consultation with a Breast Surgeon or
Diagnostic mammogram, extra views, breast
ultrasounds, MRI, breast biopsy or aspiration.
Colposcopy with cervical biopsy.
We are the fiduciary for the Abstinence
Education Grant through the Michigan Abstinence Partnership on behalf of the
Northeast Michigan Pregnancy Prevention Coalition.
- Multiple strategies are implemented to delay onset of sexual
activity and other risky behaviors such as the use of alcohol, tobacco and
- The target population is 9 to 14 year olds.
- Included in the strategies are youth, parents and community
- Girls on the Run.
“THE CARING PLACE” ADULT DAY
The day care center is available for adult
individuals that need supervision or cannot be left alone.
- We provide respite care for family members who work or just
need an occasional time out from care giving.
A special emphasis is
placed on activities to enhance mental and physical skills.
- Services are provided in a home like atmosphere by a Nurse,
Aides, Senior Companions & volunteers.