General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Community Nursing

Prenatal Health and Infant Care Image of pregnant woman The Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program helps woman, children and families access care and improve their health.

Services are free and include:

  • Assessment of health and psychosocial needs
  • Consultation and teaching about illness and disease
  • Nutritional assessment for pregnant women and children
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Advocacy for families to help them access the medical systems
  • Linking families with services available
    (i.e. WIC Women Infant Children's Nutrition Program, CHDP Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, Immunization Program, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Healthy Families/Medi-Cal, Immunizations).
  • Periodic growth and developmental screening to assess if infants are reaching expected milestones
  • Environmental assessments to keep baby safe
  • Referral to specialty care providers
  • Home visits
  • Information on how to have a healthy pregnancy and care for your child
  • Monitoring and analysis of health trends and statistics in the community

MCAH Public Health Nursing Referral Form

For information on how to breast feed at work click here.

A toll free information line is available during business hours to answer perinatal questions and assist with accessing community resources. 1-800-844-4491.