Why do I need Prenatal Care?
Doctors can spot health problems early when they see mothers regularly. This allows doctors to treat them early. Early treatment can cure many problems and prevent others. Doctors also can talk to pregnant women about things they can do to give their unborn babies a healthy start to life.
For more information or help finding a provider contact the Maternal Health Program at 1-800-472-8711 ext 241.
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The Importance of Childhood Immunizations...
Children eligible to receive VFC provided vaccines include children enrolled in Medicaid, children who do not have health insurance and children who are American Indian or Alaskan Native. In addition, children who have health insurance that does not cover the cost of vaccines are considered to be "underinsured," and are eligible to be seen at federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), rural health clinics (RHCs) and public health facilities.
Click here for the Childhood Immunization schedule
Click here for the Adolescent Immunization schedule
Click here for information regarding immunization clinics.
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Click here for the Senior Health Insurance Information Program website
For information on how to develop a Family Emergency Plan, an Emergency Kit, and other useful tips see the following websites:
Marion County Public Health Department
2003 N. Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: (641) 828-2238
Fax: (641) 842-3442