997 N York Street
PO Box 266
Martinsville, IL 62442
8 am-4 pm
* CCHD SERVICES - CCHD Services
"Biological Nurturing: Laid-Back Breastfeeding for Mothers"
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 5:30pm-6:30pm at
our location at
997 N. York Street
Martinsville, IL 62442
This event is for pregnant women or those mothers who have recently had a baby and are needing breastfeeding information. We will be showing a laid-back breastfeeding video and discussing normal newborn behavior. Come join us and mingle with other pregnant and lactating women and learn what to expect when breastfeeding for the first time. This is a community event and is free of charge. Registration is required. We will be providing food and drinks and there will be a drawing for a baby blanket. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity for education and resources. This event is sponsored by the Loving Support Breastfeeding Taskforce. Hope to see you there.
Call 217-382-4207 to reserve your spot!!
ADULT VACCINE PROGRAM PRESS RELEASE
At the Clark County Health Department in Martinsville, a new program is available that provides immunizations to adults without insurance, or for those that have insurance but vaccines are not covered. The Health Department can also bill some private insurance providers and Medicaid for vaccines. Certain vaccines can be billed to Medicare. Contact the Clark County Health Department at 217-382-4207. Vaccines are given Monday- Thursday, 8-3:30. Evenings and Fridays are available by appointment. Not sure what vaccines you may need? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a short quiz (cdc.gov/vaccines/adults) to help you find out which vaccines are recommended for you.
CLARK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE PROVIDERS:
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD (BCBS), CIGNA, COVENTRY, HUMANA,
AETNA, HFN, HEALTH ALLIANCE, HEALTH LINK, MERIDAN, MERITAN,
Visit our Facebook Page at: www.facebook.com/clarkcountyhealthdept.org
We now have a Breastfeeding Support Group on Facebook Join Today at www.facebook.com/groups/BreastfeedinghelpCCHD
Do you have questions about your Medicaid application? Call the ABE Customer Call Center at 1-800-843-6154 to check on your application status
or make changes. Or call the local DHS office in Charleston at 217-345-2188. They are located at 1550 Douglas Rd, Charleston, IL
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD (SEP):
While Marketplace Open Enrollment Period has ended, there are still opportunities for some Illinoisans to get health coverage or change their plan. Visit GetCoveredIllinois.gov to find out.
The Affordable Care Act has provisions that work to ensure that breastfeeding is a possibility for all Moms.
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BREASTFEEDING . . .
The more you know about breastfeeding, the more comfortable you will be doing it.
Hospitals have education classes that are very beneficial.
Here at the Health Department, we have Certified Lactation Counselors on staff to help you at any time.
You do NOT need to be a WIC client for breastfeeding counseling.
Call us today!
And remember. . .
Breastmilk is FREE!
2015 DATES OF INTEREST:
- National Stroke Awareness Month
- National Vision Month
- National Teen Pregnancy Month
- Family Wellness Month
- 25th: Memorial Day
- 31st: World No Tobacco Day
CLARK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOURS:
Monday thru Friday - 8am to 4pm
Walk-In's: Monday - Thursday - 8am -2:30pm
Or schedule an appointment / Evening appointments by request
If you have an emergency situation - seek the nearest emergency room,
contact your Health Care Provider, call the sheriff's office at 826-6393
or call 911.
After normal business hours (8am to 4pm) the Sheriff's Office (826-6393 or Dial 911) should be contacted in the event of an emergency.