Child Health services are provided to help Davidson County children grow, develop, and be healthy. This is accomplished through health promotion, prevention, early identification, treatment, and intervention.
Postpartum/Newborn Home Visits
Counseling and support are provided to parents of newborns. Mothers and infants are assessed by nursing staff and referred for appropriate follow up if any problems are noted. You must be a Davidson County resident to participate.
Child Health Clinic
Routine physical exam, and age appropriate counseling for children up to 18 years old. You must be Davidson County resident and have an income of less than 250% of the poverty level.
Care Coordination for Children
For children birth to 5 years old who are at risk or have been diagnosed with a developmental delay, disability, chronic illness, or social/emotional disorder. You must be a Davidson County resident.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Counseling information and support provided by a specially trained nurse to those affected by the sudden death of a child.
Free lead screening provided to all children in Davidson County less that 6 years old. Provide education and investigation into cases involving elevated lead levels. You must be a Davidson County resident.
For more information please contact Crystal Swink at 336-242-2355
A public health nurse or social worker will provide care management to Medicaid eligible pregnant women to assure continuity of other needed services including WIC, food stamps, housing, and transportation. You must be a Davidson County resident to participate.
A team of nurses are dedicated to the three school systems to eliminate or minimize health problems which impair learning.
For any issues please contact Gwen Yates at 336-242-2327
Davidson County Government
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292