Personal Health

Personal Health

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 confidential or anonymous HIV testing is available by appointment.


Immunizations, Influenza, and TB Testing
  Immunizations are available on a walk-in basis on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., with extended hours until 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. LCHD offers all childhood immunizations, and many immunizations for adults. TB skin tests are done on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis. There is a charge for Immunization and TB testing services. Seasonal Influenza Information.

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.

Personal Health Fact Sheets - List of various informational fact sheets.

WIC  Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Education and Supplemental Food Program provides coupons for 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 and have a nutrition related health risk, Call the WIC office at (517) 546-5459.