Healthy Start Program - Home Visits to Pregnant and Post Partum Women and Infants. More information on the Healthy Start Program under the Healthy Start tab under the Health category.
Breastfeeding Education and Support
Certified Breastfeeding Educators available for consultation
Electric breast pump loan program to qualified mothers
Manual breast pumps given free to qualifying Meade County breastfeeding Moms
WIC - Women, Infant, Child
Nutrition assessment and education, checks to redeem for food
Pregnant, delivered, and breastfeeding women
Must meet eligibility requirements - link to KDHE or USDA, income requirements
M & I Program - Financial assistance for prenatal care if eligibility requirements met.
United Methodist Mexican American Community Health Centers.
Garden City 620-275-1766
Dodge City 620-225-6821
Referrals to Early Detection Works - Education and free breast exams, mammograms, and cervical exams if eligibility requirements are met.
Link to EDW program - www.kdheks.gov/edw/index.html
More Information for the EDW program under the female health tab under the Health category.
Info on Anemia (low iron): www.anemia.org
Info on Lead: www.kshealthyhomes.org or www.kdheks.gov/ables/
Info on Diabetes/Blood Sugar: http://hearthub.org/hc-diabetes.htm
Info on Cholesterol: www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1516
Info on Blood Pressure: http://hearthub.org/hc-high-blood-pressure.htm
Info on Tuberculosis: http://www.cdc.gov/tb/pubs/TBfactsheets.htm
Call the Meade County Health Department for any questions 620-873-8745