What is this service?
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) promotes the health and well-being of women of childbearing age, infants, children and adolescents who are at increased risk of adverse health outcomes — by virtue of financial, language or cultural barriers, or mental or physical disabilities by assuring access to health promotion and health care services. These activities include community assessment, planning, evaluation, outreach, advocacy, education, training, and policy development.
Beginning life as a healthy baby provides one of the best opportunities for lifelong health. For this reason, Public Health offers a variety of maternal, child and adolescent health programs, including:
For information on any of these services, contact us at (805) 781-5592.