|Freeman Medical Center|
|Rural Medical Clinics|
The community health office at Freeman Regional Health Services delivers public health to individuals, families and communities. These services include:
· Client Need Coordination: Helps community residents obtain resources such as health needs, food, heat and shelter.
· Baby Care: Helps women obtain optimal health providing prenatal education.
· Prenatal Services: Provides peri-natal education and home visits.
· Postpartum Services: Provides home visits for new mothers to assess mother/infant health status and education on infant health and safety.
· Immunizations: Provides childhood immunizations for preventable diseases such as measles, diphtheria, pertussis, hepatitis B and polio. Adult immunizations include influenza and tuberculosis.
· WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) is the only facet of Community health that has income guidelines. WIC provides healthy foods, nutrition education and referrals for infants, children up to age 5 and pregnant and breast-feeding women. It is available in all counties of the state.
The community health office hours are Monday 12:30-4:30. Tuesday 8-4:30, and Friday 8-4:30, or by appointment. Staff may be reached at the Community Health Office at (605)-925-2118.
For additional information on All Women Count and other state programs, contact: