Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health
CCS - California Children's Services Program
California Children's Service (CCS) arranges and pays for medical care, equipment, and rehabilitation needs for children with handicapping conditions who are eligible for the program.
CHDP - Child Health Disability Prevention Program
CHDP offers well child check-ups for children who meet the income eligible guidelines or
free with Medi-Cal.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Lead clinics are available at the Health Department to screen children for elevated blood lead levels. Elevated blood levels have been associated with growth and development problems in children under six years of age.
Medi-Cal eligibility required.
The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program is a division of the Department of Public Health in Kings County. It is responsible for the planning, implementing and evaluating of services that address the health priorities and primary needs of mothers, infants, children and adolescents, and their families in Kings County through ongoing assessment, policy development and quality assurance.
Services are provided for a range of ages from birth to the elderly for all kinds of medical issues. Assessments are done through home visiting.