Community Health and Education Division
MMDHD's Community Health and Education Division strives to be a leader in public health, while caring for the residents of Clinton, Gratiot, and Montcalm Counties. The division's programs include the following:
Breastfeeding Support- Helping mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges.
Children's Special Health Care Services- Care for children and some adults with special health care needs and their families.
Communicable Disease Program- Investigating diseases to prevent spread in the community, informs those who may have been exposed, and provides consultations to schools and childcare centers
Dental Care- Focusing on the education and prevention of oral diseases for all ages.
Hearing & Vision Clinics- conducting hearing and vision screenings in all Michigan schools, starting in preschool.
HIV Testing and Counseling- Offering both anonymous and confidential HIV and STD testing.
Immunizations- Providing vaccinations as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Lead Poisoning Prevention- Educating and informing ways to reduce you and your child’s exposure to lead.
Pathways to Better Health- Connecting you to community programs and services to better your health. It’s completely FREE for those who qualify!
Family Planning/Reproductive Health- Providing affordable reproductive health services for women and men.
Women, Infant & Children (WIC)- Promoting healthy mothers, infants, and children by providing nutrition education and supplemental food to pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5.