The Public Health Division of District Health Department #2 covers a wide variety of personal health services for clients who reside in Alcona, Iosco, Ogemaw and Oscoda counties. Professional services are provided for pregnant women, infants, children, teens, adults and seniors regardless of income, health or social status. DHD#2 public and personal health programs offer specialized services which are listed below. For more information or for an appointment please call 1-800-504-2650 or contact your nearest DHD#2 office.
Vision and Hearing Screening
The Hearing Screening Program supports local health department screening of children at least once between the ages of three and five years and every other year between the ages of five and 12 years to prevent permanent repercussions of hearing impairment by the application of appropriate treatments.
Children's Special Healthcare Services (CSHCS)
CSHCS is a program for children and some adults living with chronic health problems. There are over 2,000 qualifying diagnoses such as:
- Hearing loss
- Cerebral Palsy
- Insulin Dependent Diabetes
- Muscular Dystrophy
Vaccines for ages 2 months & older.
Women Infants & Children (WIC)
WIC is a health and nutrition program that has demonstrated a positive effect on pregnancy outcomes, child growth and development.
Maternal & Infant Health Program (MIHP)
MIHP Services include:
- Lactation Specialist
- Supportive Counseling
- Childbirth, Health & Parenting Education
- Information on baby care, safety, & child development
- Transportation assistance for pregnancy & baby appointments
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
DHD#2 works to provide education and to reduce the incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infection among residents in our jurisdiction. Care provided is confidential and anonymous. HIV testing is also encouraged.
Women's Health Care (BCCCP)/ Wise Women
District Health Department #2 has a breast and cervical cancer screening program for women ages 40 to 64.
Family Planning Clinics
The family planning program promotes the well being of families by giving couples the opportunity to time pregnancies when they are best able to care for a child. Medicaid or income based sliding-scale fees.
District Health Department #2 works to reduce the incidence of communicable diseases and infection through data collection, education, treatment, referral for care, reporting of illness and enforcement of laws.