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Immunizations Family Planning WIC BCCCP

Immunizations

Clinics are held every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Late clinics are held on Tuesdays of each month by appointment.

Family Planning

The program is open to all women and men of childbearing age.

WIC

This program offers nutrition education and benefits.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program

Residing in our service area of Bay, Huron, Saginaw, Sanilac, St. Clair, and Tuscola Counties.

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Hearing and Vision Programs

The goal of the Huron County Health Department Hearing Program is to identify hearing loss in children as early as possible to help reduce preventable hearing loss or ear disease, and initiate necessary steps to alleviate and reduce the trauma of hearing loss.  The goal of the Vision program is to identify children with vision problems and assure referral to eye care professionals.  Early identification of an eye problem is important to your child's future.

General Information

HEARING

Children of school and preschool age are screened for hearing problems at regular intervals by a hearing technician.  The screenings are conducted free of charge in all Huron County schools and by appointment at the health department.  School hearing screenings are provided annually to children in preschool, kindergarten, grades 2 and 4.  Any other children age 3 or older, who are referred to the program by a parent, teacher, or school nurse because of a suspected hearing problem will also be screened. 

The technicians who perform hearing screenings are trained and evaluated by the Michigan Department of Community Health to properly administer the tests.

Most of the hearing losses found in this program are in the mild to low-moderate range of severity.  The physician will often find an external or middle ear problem to explain these losses and offer corrective treatment.  Children with moderate losses, or worse, often have a permanent inner ear component even if external or middle ear pathology is identified.  These children may require extensive otological, audiological and educational evaluation.
 

VISION

Children of school and preschool age are screened  for vision problems at regular intervals by a  vision technician.  The screenings are conducted free of charge in all Huron County schools and by appointment at the health department.  School vision screenings are provided annually to children in preschool, and grades 1, 3, 5, 7 and in conjunction with driver's education. 

Any other children age 3 or older, who are referred to the program by a parent, teacher, or school nurse because of a suspected vision problem will also be screened.

The technicians who perform vision screenings are trained and evaluated by the Michigan Department of Community Health to properly administer the tests.

Vision screenings include testing for muscle imbalance and visual acuity. 

Hours of Service

Monday through Friday - by appointment

Contact Information

Hearing - (989) 269-3330
Vision - (989) 269-3307

Eligibility and Cost

Screenings are provided at regular intervals in all Huron County schools. 
Any child age 3 or older who is referred by a parent, teacher, or school nurse because of a suspected problem will be screened.

Screenings are available FREE of charge.

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