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The Monroe County Health Department offers a variety of programs to support the health and well-being of pregnant women, parents, infants, and children.

Breastfeeding - Learn more about support available for breastfeeding parents, including local services offered. Call 734-240-7898 for more information.

Children's Special Health Care Services - Care Coordination Assistance to help families pay for their child's special needs and coordination of services.
Eligibility:  Children under 21 years of age with special needs. Payment assistance with qualifying diagnosis. Call 734-240-7820 for more information.

Helping Baby Grow - One FREE visit from an experienced registered nurse in the comfort of your home. Sign up for a NEWBORN HOME VISIT while you are in the hospital or call 734-240-7800 for more information.
Eligibility:  Any Monroe County family with a newborn baby! No income requirements to participate.

Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) - Home visits and coordination of services by a nurse, social worker and/or dietitian.  Education on labor, delivery, nutrition, smoking cessation, safe sleep, immunizations and child growth and development. Call 734-240-7886 for more information.
Eligibility:  Medicaid eligible for pregnant women and infants up to one year and their families to achieve healthy mom and baby outcomes.  

Medicaid/MI Child Application Assistance - Are you in need of a Primary or Secondary Insurance?  Medicaid may be the answer.  Medicaid is a State paid insurance to help individuals who quality. Enrollment assistance is available through the Monroe County Health Department. Please call 734-240-7820 to schedule an appointment.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Program offering access to healthy food, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support for pregnant women, caregivers, and infants and children under age 5.



Additional Information
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services - MIChild
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services - Healthy Kids/Healthy Kids Dental