Family Health Services

Family Home Visiting

  • Healthy Start Home Visiting (MECSH)                                                                                                                            Healthy Start is focused on meeting the needs and serving the women who are considered most at-risk for infant mortality, low birth weight and racial disparities in perinatal outcomes. For more information, click to visit the Healthy Start Home Visiting Page.
  • Health Beginnings                                                                                                                                                        Postpartum home visit to offer to all mothers and their newborns to provide health education, screening, resource and referral.
  • Maternal & Child Health Home Visiting                                                                                                                       Prenatal education and counseling to at risk, low income pregnant women in order to prevent complications with pregnancy and improve birth outcomes.

Child Passenger Safety Seat Program

Public Health Nurses certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association provide education and training with return demonstration, to properly install car seats.  See calendar of events for schedule of clinics.

Find more information through the Office of Traffic Safety website.

Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Public Health Nurses work with the Minnesota Department of Health to follow up with families whose children need further testing for hearing.