Newborn Nurse Home Visiting
The LCHD Newborn Nurse Home Visiting Program provides free home visits where the baby's health is checked and mom's questions about breastfeeding, safe sleeping environments for infants, post partum depression, and more can be answered.
Early Head Start Home Visiting
Early Head Start provides home visits to families with children under the age of three whose income is below 100% of the poverty level. Our home visitors all have a background in Early Childhood Education and have been trained in parenting skills. Questions and referrals can be directed to LEADS Head Start at (740) 349-8606.
At-Risk Pregnancy Consultation
Expecting and new moms meet with a public health nurse to discuss questions related to healthy pregancies, referrals to support programs and services, breastfeeing, safe sleep practices, and more.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
The LCHD Nursing and WIC programs work together to promote breastfeeding and to help mothers who choose to breastfeed with education, classes and peer support.
Child safety seats, Cribs for Kids,
Moms Quit for Two tobacco cessation, Childhood immunizations.