NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT

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  • NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT SERVICES

    NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT SERVICES

Children's Health

Babies Can't Wait

District Program
Part C early intervention builds upon and provides supports and resources to assist family members and caregivers to enhance children's learning and development through everyday learning opportunities.

Children 1st

District Program
Identifies and follows high-risk infants and children and provides a coordinated approach to health care for them.

Children's Medical Services

Personal Service
Serves children from birth to 21 years of age by providing various medical needs. Persons can be referred by physicians or public health nurses.

Health Check

Personal Service
Provides screening of medical and/or developmental problems for Medicaid-eligible children from infancy to 21 years of age.

Newborn Screening

Personal Service
Provides metabolic blood tests to assess for metabolic abnormalities that can cause mental retardation and other permanent disorders.

Scoliosis Screening

Personal Service
Scoliosis screening is provided in the schools annually for the sixth and seventh grades.

Well Child

Personal Service
Provides complete physical examinations to children from infancy to 21 years of age including screening tests, immunizations, and nutritional counseling.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

District Program
This program is a special nutrition program that provides nutrition education, food supplements and referrals to health care providers to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.