District Health Department #2

Serving Alcona, Iosco, Ogemaw & Oscoda Counties

West Branch office (989) 345-5020 · Tawas office (989) 362-6183 · Harrisville office (989) 724-6757 · Mio office (989) 826-3970 · Toll-free 1(800) 504-2650


Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) is a program within Michigan Department of Community Health. The program enrolls person’s newborn to age 21 with qualifying medical diagnosis. Adults over 21 may qualify with cystic fibrosis and certain blood clotting disorders. The medical condition not income determines if you qualify for this program. This program can be used alone or in conjunction with private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.

Examples of over 2000 covered medical diagnoses:
Hearing Loss
Cerebral Palsy
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
Muscular Dystrophy

Ways CSHCS can help your family:

Assist in paying specialty medical bills and co-pays/deductibles
Coordinate health insurance benefits
Coordinating multiple doctors, hospitals, clinics, and agencies
Mileage assistance program
Family centered support and networking

Assistance is available through the local health department in the determination process for program eligibility.

Please call for more information:
Alcona/Ogemaw 1-800-504-2650  ext. 1600
Iosco/Oscoda 1-800-504-2650 ext. 1700

CSHCS Family Phone Line