|San Luis Obispo County will be a community with a collective value that empowers children and families to develop to their fullest potential, resulting in overall health, well-being, and a strong sense of responsibility to self, culture, and society.|
| An enhanced Medi-Cal program for Medi-Cal eligible women. This program includes a wide range of culturally competent services to pregnant women, from conception through two full months postpartum.
| The Prenatal Substance Use Prevention program utilizes the 4P's Plus screening tool in collaboration with local doctors. The screening tool is a substance use and
domestic violence screening for all pregnant women that is used by a doctor and provides a brief intervention. We encourage every pregnant women to remain alcohol
and substance free throughout pregnancy.
|Adequate nutrition during pregnancy is extremely important to both maternal and fetal health. Dietary intake and gradual continuous weight gain in pregnancy are two of the most critical components of fetal growth and development.
|The Adolescent Health Program focuses on the needs of adolescents in San Luis Obispo county. Through collaboration with other agencies in SLO County we are working to provide services to adolescents and assist as needed. We review programs from other counties/states that have been successful in changing high risk behavior in teens and determines appropriateness for our county.