Personal Health

Personal Health

Personal and Preventive Health Services

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Breastfeeding Support

The Livingston County Health Department is committed to assisting the breastfeeding mothers in our community through a variety of ways.

Children's Special Health Care Services

A state of Michigan program designed to provide early identification and advocacy for children with eligible medical conditions as well as assistance with medical costs.

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management

Healthy habits to lower your risk of or manage chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or cancer.

Communicable Disease Control 

A Public Health Nurse is available by telephone to answer questions about communicable diseases and sexually transmitted infections.  To report serious communicable disease outbreaks or issues, call (517) 546-9850, 24 hours daily.

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

The LCHD assists individuals and families who are income eligible obtain health insurance through plans such as the Healthy Michigan Plan, MIChild, Healthy Kids, and MOMS.  LCHD can also assist with referrals to LCHD programs and medical providers. 

Hearing and Vision Screening 

This program offers hearing screening for children from 3 years old to age 21 and vision screening from 3 years old to age 21. Free screenings are conducted in public, private and charter schools, and by appointment at the Health Department.

HIV Testing 

Free, rapid HIV testing by appointment.  Results are available in 20 minutes.

Immunizations, Influenza, and TB Testing 

Immunizations are available by appointment only.  LCHD offers all childhood immunizations, and many immunizations for adults. TB skin tests are done by appointment only. There is a charge for Immunization and TB testing services. Seasonal Influenza Information.

Lead Poisoning Prevention 

A Public Health Nurse is available to assist with your concerns about lead poisoning.  Please call for resources, questions or case management (517) 546-9850.

Nurses Welcome Newborns

A home visit from a Public Health Nurse is offered to all parents of newborns to provide information about infant nutrition, growth and development, and safety; community resources and referrals; and information about car seat safety by appointment.

Public Health Fact Sheets

List of various informational fact sheets.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 

Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Education and Supplemental Food Program provides nutritious foods to pregnant women, women up to 6 months post partum, breastfeeding women up to 1 year, infant, and children up to 5 years of age who are income eligible, call the WIC office at (517) 546-5459.