Mississippi State Department of Health

Services for children from infancy to adulthood.

More than 38,000 infants are born in Mississippi each year. As an EPSDT provider, we provide preventive health services for children from birth to 21 years of age through county health departments.

Child and Adolescent Health Programs

How We Help

We provide services or coordinate referrals for the following:

Information You Can Use

Forms and Applications


Call the Child and Adolescent Health program at (601) 576-7464, or contact a county health department near you.

Links referenced
Newborn genetic follow-up    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,101,html
Lead poisoning prevention & screening    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,176,html
Early Hearing    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,174,html
Developmental assessments and support    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,163,html
Basic health checks (EPDST)    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,164,html
Immunizations    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,71,html
Dental screening    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,151,html
Choosing daycare for your child    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,742,html
Find a licensed child care facility or youth camp    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,332,183,438,html
Child safety checklist    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,978,98,112,html
a county health department near you    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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