Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program is made up of a variety of programs designed to improve and promote the health and wellness of women of reproductive age, infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
MCAH programs are here to ensure the physical, social-emotional, and mental well-being of women, children, fathers, and families. Nurses who work in MCAH work so that:
MCAH is currently focusing on:
Babies need the right mix of nutrients to stay healthy, and these nutrients are found in human breast milk and in formula approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As parents and caregivers across the nation struggle to find formula, your baby's health depends on using products that meet federal standards and are prepared according to directions on the label. We have compiled some state resources for families in Del Norte County.
Infant Formula Shortage Information:
Information for families having difficulty finding formula
Information for WIC families on formula availability
Information on homemade formula safety
Information about the formula shortage
Find out if you are eligible for WIC
Temporary formula options
If you would like to refer a parent or child for services, please use the Universal Referral Form below and fax it to (707) 465-6701