Maternal Child Health (MCH)
Providing quality health care and educational services to Winona County. Call 507-457-6500 if interested in Maternal Child Health services.
Maternal Child Health services may be covered by private insurance, Medical Assistance, or grant funds. Fees may also be based on the individual's ability to pay.
- Child & Teen Checkups (C&TC) Outreach
- Child Passenger Safety
- Follow Along Program
- Infant & Child Development
- Prenatal & Postpartum Care
- Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) are complete health screenings for children ages 0 to 21 years who are on Medical Assistance. C&TC screenings include:
- Height and weight Physical exam
- Hearing and vision Immunizations
- Development Health information
- Nutrition Lab tests
- Dental referral
Help with scheduling C&TC appointments, transportation, or interpreters is available. For more information call 507-457-6413.
Maternal Child Health Nurses provide:
- Individual instruction on correct use and installation of child passenger safety restraints (by appointment)
- Car seat distribution program
- Training to child and foster care providers
A program to follow infants and children from birth to age 3 to help parents know if their child is playing, growing, talking, moving, and acting like other children the same age. Maternal Child Health nurses make follow-up visits when concerns are noted and help with referrals to area providers. To sign up, call 507-457-6413 or enroll online at the Minnesota Department of Health website.
Low-cost immunizations for qualifying adults and children. For eligibility guidelines or to schedule an appointment, call 507-457-6500.
A Maternal Child Health Nurse can come to your home to address concerns about:
- Newborns and children
- Health, growth and development
- Infant/children's mental health
- Community resources and referrals
- Infants/children with special health needs
A Maternal Child Health Nurse can come to your home to teach about:
- Pregnancy, labor and delivery
- Maternal mental health and postpartum feelings
- Self care and nutrition
- Breastfeeding support
- Pregnancy prevention
- Community resources
WIC is a program that provides nutrition education and healthy foods for:
- Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have recently had a baby
- Infants - from birth to 1 year
- Children - from 1 to 5 years
Families qualify according to income guidelines and nutritional needs. For more information call 507-457-6410.