CCS helps families with children who have serious medical conditions. It provides diagnosis and treatment services, medical case management, physical and occupational therapy services to children with eligible medical conditions (from birth to age 21). For information call (530) 621-6128 or (530) 573-3157.
CHDP provides complete health and dental assessments for early detection and prevention of diseases and disabilities in children and youth (including school entry exams, sports physicals and immunizations). Serves:
For information, call (530) 621-6110 or (530) 573-3165.
Many children are exposed to lead in the home through lead-based paint and other objects. Lead poisoning can cause learning disabilities, behavioral problems, and, at very high levels, seizures, coma, and death. Children under age six are at greatest risk. Public Health can help parents assess the lead danger in their home and can test blood for lead. For info call (530) 573-3165 or visit: CDC Lead Prevention Tips For child safety and recalled product info visit: US Consumer Product Safety Commission Website
Public Health nurses are located in county child welfare service agencies and probation departments to give expertise on medical, dental, mental and developmental needs of children and youth in foster care. The nurses:
For info call (530) 642-4817. For information about County Foster Care, visit: Foster Care Program Website
The Health Ministry liaison program supports faith communities that are beginning or expanding their Health Ministry/Parish Nurse programs. We offer consultation and opportunities for networking to promote interdisciplinary education and development. Call (530) 906-7872 for more information.
The Immunization Program protects the community through immunizations for people all ages. Low or no cost vaccinations are given for people who have no health insurance, and for children with CHDP, Medi-Cal or who are underinsured (their health plan does not pay for vaccines, etc). Vaccines are given at the Public Health clinics in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe by appointment. To get an appointment, call (530) 621-6100 in the Placerville area or (530) 573-3155 in South Lake Tahoe.
Click here for more info. Also visit: Child & Adolescent Immunization Schedules or State IZ Branch Websites.
The MCAH program helps women, children and families access care and improve their health. Services are free and include:
For info about the MCAH program in El Dorado County, call (530) 621-6108. A toll-free information line is available to answer perinatal questions and access resources. Call 1-800-844-4491.
For info on how to Breast feed at work click here.
Every five years, a statewide
needs assessment is completed of the health status and system capacity for the entire
maternal, child and adolescent health population in California. Each local health jurisdiction (LHJ) completes the local needs
assessment and uses the results to plan local programs. The
California MCAH Division compiles information from the local needs assessments and uses
other statewide data to develop the statewide needs assessment. For a copy of El Dorado County's MCAH local needs assessment click here.
A students' health, and their ability to learn, is enhanced with the support of families, schools and communities working together. Public Health Nurses provide adjunctive services on some school campuses and offer services such as:
941 Spring Street, Suite 3-4Placerville, CA 95667Local Number: (530) 621-6108From El Dorado Hills: (916) 358-3555 x6108From Tahoe: (530) 573-7955 x6108Fax: (530) 626-4277
1360 Johnson Blvd., #103South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150(530) 573-3155Fax: (530) 543-6819