Children's Health and Childhood Screenings

Healthy lifestyles, screenings, preventative care and a healthy environment are all key factors to the growth and development of our youth in Macomb County.  The Macomb County Health Department is committed to promoting and supporting children's health and well-being.  This scorecard highlights just a few of the programs the Macomb County Health Department delivers to help keep children healthy.  

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The Hearing and Vision Program provides free hearing and vision screening, referrals and follow-up for preschool (ages 3-5 years) and school age children.

The Macomb County Health Department Hearing and Vision Program is conducting FREE Hearing and Vision Screenings for incoming Kindergarteners at various locations and dates from August to September. If your child has not been screened in preschool, please call (586) 412-5945 for an appointment and screening locations. SCREENINGS ARE DONE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Take advantage of this free service now, so your child will be prepared for entrance into Kindergarten prior to the first day of school, as mandated by the Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 or 1978).

Call the program staff at (586) 412-5945 or E-mail us now! for more information.

Who We Serve

Preschool and school age children in Macomb County.

How We Impact
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785
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The Hearing and Vision Program provides free hearing and vision screening, referrals and follow-up for preschool (ages 3-5 years) and school age children.

The Macomb County Health Department Hearing and Vision Program is conducting FREE Hearing and Vision Screenings for incoming Kindergarteners at various locations and dates from August to September. If your child has not been screened in preschool, please call (586) 412-5945 for an appointment and screening locations. SCREENINGS ARE DONE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Take advantage of this free service now, so your child will be prepared for entrance into Kindergarten prior to the first day of school, as mandated by the Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 or 1978).

Call the program staff at (586) 412-5945 or E-mail us now! for more information.

Who We Serve

School age programs are delivered in Macomb County schools (Kindergarten - high school).

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The Hearing and Vision Program provides free hearing and vision screening, referrals and follow-up for preschool (ages 3-5 years) and school age children.

The Macomb County Health Department Hearing and Vision Program is conducting FREE Hearing and Vision Screenings for incoming Kindergarteners at various locations and dates from August to September. If your child has not been screened in preschool, please call (586) 412-5945 for an appointment and screening locations. SCREENINGS ARE DONE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Take advantage of this free service now, so your child will be prepared for entrance into Kindergarten prior to the first day of school, as mandated by the Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 or 1978).

Call the program staff at (586) 412-5945 or E-mail us now! for more information.

Who We Serve

Preschool vision services are provided to children prior to Kindergarten entry.

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The Hearing and Vision Program provides free hearing and vision screening, referrals and follow-up for preschool (ages 3-5 years) and school age children.

The Macomb County Health Department Hearing and Vision Program is conducting FREE Hearing and Vision Screenings for incoming Kindergarteners at various locations and dates from August to September. If your child has not been screened in preschool, please call (586) 412-5945 for an appointment and screening locations. SCREENINGS ARE DONE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Take advantage of this free service now, so your child will be prepared for entrance into Kindergarten prior to the first day of school, as mandated by the Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 or 1978).

Call the program staff at (586) 412-5945 or E-mail us now! for more information.

Who We Serve

School age programs are delivered in Macomb County schools (Kindergarten - high school).

How We Impact
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The Macomb County Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) program reaches out to over 2300 clients with over 2700 different diagnoses from birth to 21 years of age. This includes clients over the age of 21 with Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophilia and related coagulation disorders. The program offers a variety of services to clients and families with qualifying diagnosis and children and youth with special health care needs. These services may include assistance with the application process, medical bills, and transportation costs; health care coordination which can include working with your Health Plan, covering co-pays and deductibles; and assisting your family with access to community resources and services.

For questions about program eligibility and information, please call (586) 466-6855.

Who We Serve

CSHCS covers more than 2,000 diagnoses.

Some examples are:

  • Anemia - Sickle Cell
  • Birth Defects/Cleft Lip/Palate/Spina Bifida
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis, other Lung conditions
  • Diabetes/Insulin Dependent
  • Epilepsy, other Neurological conditions
  • Eye/Hearing conditions
  • Heart conditions
  • Hemophilia
  • Limb Deformity and Amputations
  • Liver/Kidney conditions
  • Muscular Dystrophy/Paralysis
  • Orthopedic conditions
How We Impact

We assist with the CSHCS application process, medical bills, transportation costs, health care coordination, and finding community resources and services.

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