American Red Cross of Mid-Michigan
Community first aid, health and safety, fun and exciting babysitting courses, blood drives. Call (517) 484-7461.
Asthma and Allergies at School Kit
The Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) announces the availability of an "Asthma and Allergies at School" kit which provides essential tips and tools parents and students need when talking to teachers, coaches, bus drivers and school administrators about asthma and/or anaphylaxis. Families can order their FREE copy by calling AANMA at 800.878.4403. LIMITED quantities are available. Visit their website for more information regarding asthma and allergies.
Community Mental Health Services of Livingston County
For emergency services, assessment, health and medication services, client services management, individual and group therapy, assertive community treatment, older adult services, respite, substance abuse services, community supported living, wraparound and psychosocial rehabilitation. Call 1 (800) 615-1245 or (517) 546-4126.
Early On provides evaluations for infants and preschoolers, birth to three, who are suspected of having a developmental delay in any area. After a free, multidisciplinary evaluation, Early On will help families get the help they need for their children. Call (517) 540-6809.
Eat Smart. Play Hard. Healthy Lifestyle!
USDA site to help people learn to be more physically active, eat healthier, and be good nutrition role models for their children.
Healthy Children-American Academy of Pediatrics
Powered by Pediatricians, Trusted by Parents. New site for parents with comprehensive resources on ages and stages, healthy living, safety and prevention, family life, health issues, news, tips, tools and bookstore.
Comprehensive site for women who are considering having a child, pregnant, or have just given birth, with information on each trimester and tools to help you along the way. Also contains a link to information on food safety for moms-to-be from the FDA. Available in Spanish and English.
How Can I Get Free or Low Cost Health Care for Me & My Family?
Michigan Department of Community Health now offers help finding free or low cost health care. During these difficult times, Michigan's health care safety net is more vital than ever to the well-being of our residents. However, many people in need may not be aware of how to access safety net services available to them at low or even no cost.
Grand River Eye Care provides this one-time, comprehensive eye assessment to infants to children three years old, offering early detection of potential eye and vision problems AT NO COST, regardless of income.
A website dedicated to providing information on health and wellness. There is information for children birth to age 5, examples of healthy snacks, and information on exercise.
Kids in Back
Website that explains the importance of car safety and how to effectively use a child safety seat.
Nonprofit agency in Livingston County providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse services and programs to victims, their families, and friends. LACASA also provides services to perpetrators of domestic violence. Call (517) 548-1350.
Livingston County Michigan Department of Public Health
Immunizations, WIC, Hearing and Vision Screenings, Reproductive Health, Children's Special Health Care Services, Healthy Kids, Medicaid, MY Child, and School Entry Requirements. Call (517) 546-9850.
My Plate for Preschoolers
shows what and how much your child should eat to meet his or her needs.
Nutrition Guidelines to Starting Solid Foods
Website provides menus, guidelines, and more developed in partnership with Gerber, Children's Nutrition Research Center, and the Dietetic Association.
Go to the Association for Child Development website and click on the Potpourri link in the top menu. Subscribe to this monthly newsletter about nutrition and child health.
Toolkit for Parents on Early Development
Do you know all the ways you should measure your child's growth? We naturally think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks and acts. Explore this interactive resource from The Center for Disease Control to learn more about your child's growth.
WIC Newsletters from Livingston Health Department. Find a variety of information on upcoming programs, resources, recipes, and more!
Health links from the Department of Health & Human Services that covers women's health, child health, nutrition, and much more.