Family Based Services

Checkmark Home Visiting Program - Home visits are offered to pregnant women, infants, and children to provide ongoing support. This program is available to all families residing in Becker County.

Checkmark Nurse Family Partnership - Home Visiting Program for first time pregnancies. Focus is on healthy pregnancy and parenting through age 2 of child.

Checkmark Healthy Families America: "Best Beginnings" - Home Visiting Program for non-first time pregnant women and newborns.

Checkmark Maternal Child Health Services - All Becker County families with a newborn are contacted by a Community Health Nurse. A home visit will be offered to provide new parents with information on feeding choices, newborn cares and additional support.

Checkmark Parental, Childbirth and Newborn Education - Educational support is offered to all residents of Becker County. Material presented is tailored to meet the specific needs including labor and delivery, breastfeeding, bottle feeding and newborn/postpartum care.

Checkmark WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) - WIC is a nutrition education program serving income eligible pregnant and postpartum women, infants to age one, and children to age 5. The program provides nutrition and breastfeeding education, health referrals, and vouchers for supplemental foods. More information...

Checkmark MAC (Mothers and Children) - MAC provides commodity food items to income eligible children ages 5 to 6 and non-breastfeeding women 6 to 12 months postpartum.

Checkmark Car Seat Program - Medica and Blue Plus have a car seat program for children under 2. Education and installation of the car seat are offered to any resident of Becker County.

Checkmark Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) - Child and Teen Checkups are offered to any Becker County resident under the age of 21. Checkups include: hearing and vision screening, developmental screening, physical exam, lead screening, immunizations and referrals to other health care providers as necessary.

Checkmark Immunizations - Infant, child and adult immunizations can be done at Becker County Community Health by appointment.

Checkmark Follow Along Program - The Follow Along Program consists of a series of developmental questionnaires the parent completes and returns to Becker County Community Health. The questionnaire is scored and a letter is sent to the parent with the results. This program is free to all children in Becker County under the age of 36 months.

Checkmark Family Planning - This program offers free confidential information on all methods of contraception. A physical exam with the physician of your choice will be provided. Participants are requested to donate a minimal fee.

Checkmark Pregnancy Testing - Pregnancy testing is available to all Becker County residents for a minimal donation.

Checkmark Health Promotion and Wellness Activity - Numerous health topics and wellness activities can be provided to various groups and individuals in Becker County.

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