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.
Nurse Family Partnership
Home Visiting Program for first time pregnancies. Focus is on healthy pregnancy and parenting through age 2 of child.
Healthy Families America: "Best Beginnings"
Home Visiting Program for non-first time pregnant women and newborns.
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.
Prenatal, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Infant, child and adult immunizations can be done at Becker County Community Health by appointment.
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.
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.
Pregnancy testing is available to all Becker County residents for a minimal donation.
Health Promotion and Wellness Activity
Numerous health topics and wellness activities can be provided to various groups and individuals in Becker County.