Nurse- Family PartnershipA voluntary, free maternal-child health program. NFP gives first-time moms valuable knowledge and support throughout pregnancy and until their babies reach 2 years of age. Partnering first-time moms with caring nurse home visitors empowers these mothers to confidently create a better life for their children and themselves.
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Juneau/Adams WIC ProgramWIC is the nation’s most successful and cost-effective public health nutrition program. WIC provides healthy food, nutrition information, breastfeeding support, and community referrals for income-eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children up to five years old.
It's easy to apply:
Call us at (608) 847-9375 or click on the WIC application button below.
Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC)
PNCC is a Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus benefit that helps pregnant women get the support and services they need to have a healthy baby.
PNCC Services Include:
- Help getting the health care you need.
- Personal support.
- Information on good eating habits and health practices.
- Information and help finding needed services in your community.
Cafés are physically and emotionally safe spaces where people talk and listen to each other on topics that matter to them, Through individual deep self-reflection and peer-to-peer learning, participants explore their strengths, learn about the Protective Factors, and create strategies from their own wisdom and experiences to strengthen their families. Visit the Juneau County Health Department on Facebook or Instagram for upcoming parent cafes'.
Car Seat Checks:
Three out of every four car seats are not used correctly. Child Car Seat Checks available to any interested Juneau County residents (parents/grandparents and caregivers). A Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician can check your seat for recalls and help with proper installation. Call the Health Department for an appointment (608) 847-9373
Cribs for Kids:
The leading cause of death in infants between 1 month and 1 year of age are sleep-related, and the majority are caused by accidental suffocation. Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation partnered with the Juneau County Health Department to provide a Pack ‘n Play’s for families in need. Call the Health Department for an appointment (608) 847-9373
First Breath is a free program that helps pregnant women quit smoking through one-on-one counseling and personalized goal setting. JCHD promotes this program, but you will be contacted by a program coordinator working directly for the First Breath Program when you submit your interest form.