Family Health Services

Child & Teen Checkups Outreach

The goal of this program is to improve the health of eligible children and reduce the negative impact of health problems by advocating regular and comprehensive well child check-ups.

Find more information through the Child and Teen Checkups website and the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Child Passenger Safety Seat Program

Public Health Nurses certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association provide education and training with return demonstration, to properly install car seats.  See calendar of events for schedule of clinics.

Find more information through the Office of Traffic Safety website.

Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Public Health Nurses work with the Minnesota Department of Health to follow up with families whose children need further testing for hearing.

Follow Along - Early Intervention Program

Prenatal education and counseling to at risk, low income pregnant women in order to prevent complications with pregnancy and improve birth outcomes.

Find more information through the Minnesota Department of Health.

Healthy Beginnings

Postpartum home visit to offer to all mothers and their newborns to provide health education, screening, resource and referral.

Health Families America

An evidenced-based home visiting program started prenatally or in the first 3 months postpartum to enhance bonding, support the family in accessing resources, and promote health growth and development of the child.

Find more information through the Healthy Families America website.

Maternal & Child Health Home Visiting

Prenatal education and counseling to at risk, low income pregnant women in order to prevent complications with pregnancy and improve birth outcomes.

School Health

Mower County Public Health offers comprehensive school health services to select schools in Mower County.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Supplemental food program for eligible pregnant, breastfeeding women; infants and children under age 5 with strong nutritional and educational component.

Find more information through the Women, Infants, & Children page.