Extended Care Clinic
Medipass/Medikids Clients are Eligible for
Free Yearly Health Check-ups
· Vision and Hearing Screening
· Dental Care Referrals
· Yearly Pap Test and Family Planning Services for Females
· Immunizations as needed for Children
· Lab Test
· Health Education
Car Seat Safety Class
This class will teach you how to properly use your child safety seat.
1st and 3rd Monday of each Month at 9:30am
Car seats are now available to purchase, at a cost of $10.00. Booster seats are available at the cost of $5.00. The seats are for class participants who are Holmes County residents or who are clients being served through the Holmes County Health Department and receiving Healthy Start. If you wish to attend, call 547-8500 to register. Seats are only issued to PARENTS or GARDIANS of the child. Pregnant women need to be at least six months along to get a car seat for the unborn infant. You must attend the ENTIRE class to receive a seat.
Childbirth Education Classes
Classes are available at Health Department Annex
The Holmes County Healthy Start is offering a free child birth class for any woman who is pregnant. “Women are encouraged to bring their partners with them to the class.
The class lasts for the four nights, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Holmes County Health Department Annex. The class will teach pregnant women about What happens to a woman’s body before labor begins, Relaxation and breathing, different stages of labor, recognizing true labor verses false labor, massage during labor, different positions for labor, episiotomy, care of newborn/ procedures after delivery, breastfeeding and much more.
To sign-up for the class, or if you have questions, call the health department annex at 547-8684 X 18 or 19 and ask to speak to Glenna Padgett, R.N. or Valery Lawton, FSW.
Safe Beds, Safe Babies
SIDS Classes will be held on the 4th Thursday of every month 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. If you're in need of a safe place for your baby to sleep contact our Healthy Start at 850 547-8500 x246 or x247.
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