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Maternal & Infant Health

(616) 632-7058

Target Population

All medicaid eligible pregnant women & infants (0-12 months) in Kent County.

Services

The Kent County Maternal Infant Health Program is a free program for pregnant women and infants. Services include support, referrals to community agencies, prenatal/parenting education, checking on infant health, and child development. The program is tailored to each famly's needs and will help with any concerns parents may have. Services are provided by nurses, social workers, dietitians, and community health workers. Typically, services are provided in the parent's home, but can be provided at a location of the parent's choice.

Program services are home based & include:

  • Assisting the family to identify needs, goals and resources.
  • Advocating on behalf of the family to obtain services, if needed.
  • Assessing baby's growth and development.
  • Pregnancy, Parenting & Health Education.
  • Referrals to Community Services.
  • Assist with breastfeeding.

Contact Us

Health Department

   

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Administration
Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Public Health Clinics

(616) 632-7100

(616) 632-7083

Mark Hall, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Adam London, RS, MPA
Administrative Health Officer

Animal Shelter

740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed for Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

(616) 632-7300

(616) 632-7324

Environmental Health Services

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6900

(616) 632-6892

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