TAIL COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
EPIDEMICS AND THE SPREAD OF DISEASE
the spread of epidemics and the spread
of disease. Mantoux testing and medication
management related to tuberculosis.
Bite Follow Up:
the animal owner and victim to determine
if their has been an exposure to rabies
at schools, worksites, community events,
and public clinics to prevent the spread
of vaccine preventable disease. See 'Immunizations' for
Off Site Links:
to refugees to link them to resources
needed to address unmet health needs,
teaching about the health delivery system
in this country and case management as
needed to address health issues such
as completion of the recommended immunizations.
AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
about indoor air quality issues and concern.
Clean Indoor Air Act
teaching to families with children with
a high blood lead level and to the public
regarding the prevention of lead poisoning.
for the detection and abatement of health
hazards that affect the public.
lab cleanup guidelines.
regarding protecting or disinfecting
private drinking water.
Management or Well
disinfection for more information.
with other agencies to prevent child abuse
and neglect. Health teaching related to
car seat safety and home safety checklist.
See also: www.buckleupkids.state.mn.us
AND ENCOURAGES HEALTHY BEHAVIORS
teaching related to parenting and child growth
and development. Health teaching to pregnant
teens to obtain prenatal care, and preparation
for childbirth and to teen parents for child
growth, development and safety.
Nurse Family Partnerships:(nursefamilypartnership.org)
First time pregnant women to prepare for the birth and caring for infant and toddlers to age 2.
and Teen Checkup/Early Childhood Screening:
for a child and teen checkup for children
age 3 ½ to 5 as a part of early
childhood screening. Clinics for the early
childhood screening required for children
age 3 ½ to 5 prior to starting kindergarten.
See Child & Teen for
See FAQ 'WIC' for income guidelines.
Food and nutrition program for pregnant women, infants and children up to age
five who meet income guidelines and are at medical or nutritional risk. www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/wic/
Telephone and in-office support for breast feeding mothers. Promoting the health
benefits of breast feeding to families, in the community and among health care
teaching to provide information
related to prevention or early detection
of chronic health conditions.
Tobacco compliance checks.
TO DISASTERS AND ASSISTS COMMUNITIES IN RECOVERY
planning to assure a system is in place
to address emergency services including
individual emergencies and disasters.
THE QUALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH SERVICES
with local health care providers and the
Community Action Council to obtain family
planning health exams and prescriptions.
HELP ME GROW: parentsknow.state.mn.us
finding for children at risk for developmental
delays. Case management with Interagency
Committees to assess, plan and implement
services for children with special
and Teen Outreach:
to families on MA and Minnesota Care about
the need for obtaining well child exams
and dental checkups.
and vision screening programs for the school
age child. School nurse and school health
aids in Battle Lake and Pelican Rapids
Term Care Consultation :
community resources to enable persons to
remain in their own homes or to authorize
their admission to a nursing home. Minnesota
Senior Health Options care coordination.
Attendant Authorization: Senior
Assess the need, develop a plan and
authorize personal care attendant services
for persons with a chronic disabling
and referral services to individuals and
families about the services available for
the elderly. Health education programs
based upon the wishes of senior groups.
Advocacy to create and maintain a system
of care delivery that addresses the needs
of the elderly. Medicare parte D drug coverage.
Senior Services Resource Directory
with other agencies and schools to provide
a continuum of services for families with
ADEQUATE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
planning, developing and evaluating the need
for public health programs in the community.
Management of program services, contracts and
personnel providing public health services.