Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and child health (MCH) programs focus on health issues concerning women, children and families, such as access to appropriate prenatal and well-child care, infant mortality prevention, emergency medical services, injury prevention, newborn screening, and services to children with special health care needs. The

Maternal Child Health Program addresses the health and well-being of every Carter County child from birth to adulthood and women from pregnancy to menopause.   Some of the activities include but are not limited to are: immunizations, lead testing, tobacco cessation programs, safe sleep program, school health, screenings, family planning, prenatal case management and the WIC program.