Mississippi State Department of Health

Child and Adolescent Health


Services for children from infancy to adulthood.

More than 38,000 infants are born in Mississippi each year. As an EPSDT provider, we services to protect and support children from birth to 18 years of age through county health departments.

Child and Adolescent Health Programs

How We Help

We provide services or coordinate referrals for the following:

Information You Can Use

Forms and Applications


Call the Child and Adolescent Health program at (601) 576-7464, or contact a county health department near you.

Links referenced on this page
Adolescent Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,304,html ok
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,163,html ok
Early Intervention (First Steps)    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,74,html ok
Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes Education    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,0,360,html ok
Newborn genetic follow-up    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,101,html ok
Lead poisoning prevention & screening    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,176,html ok
Early Hearing    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,174,html ok
Developmental assessments and support    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,163,html ok
Basic health checks (EPDST)    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,164,html ok
Immunizations    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,71,html ok
Dental screening    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,151,html ok
Choosing daycare for your child    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,742,html ok
Find a licensed child care facility or youth camp    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,332,183,438,html ok
Child safety checklist    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,978,98,112,html ok
CHIP application    http://www.medicaid.ms.gov/medicaid-coverage/how-to-apply/
a county health department near you    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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