Infant Health

Childhood Injury Prevention
Prevent injuries from birth to 18, provides access to car safety seats, bike helmets, and home inspections for childcare.

Child Fatality Review
Reviews deaths of children up to age 17 to help prevent future child deaths in Franklin County. 

Franklin County Fetal-Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)
Reviews fetal and infant deaths and listens to the unique stories of those who have lost a child to learn about the community’s strengths and needs.   

Home Visiting Programs for Pregnant Women, Mothers and Babies
Providing in-home care, education and support for a healthy pregnancy, mother and baby.

Healthy Children, Healthy Weights
Promotes a healthy weight in children from birth to kindergarten.

Immunization Clinic
All routine children's vaccines offered at locations in Columbus and Worthington.

Infant Mortality
Programs and local initiatives aimed at preventing infant death, addressing risk factors and tracking infant health data.

Infant Safe Sleep
Learn about the ABC's of safe sleep for infants with this public awareness campaign, community education and resources.

Lead Poisoning Prevention
Free lead testing for children 6 months to 6 years of age and more.

Newborn Home Visits
Nurse visits to new mothers with newborns less than six weeks old that live in Franklin County.  

Pregnancy Tests
Pregnancy tests given on a walk-in basis during certain hours at Women's Health Clinic.

Project L.O.V.E. (Love Our Children Vaccinate Early)
Working to increase access to and the rates of immunizations for children and teens.

South Side Network for Families & Babies
Residents, community organizations, agencies, business owners, health care professionals are coming together to develop a plan to save our babies. 

WIC - Women, Infants and Children
Nutrition education, nutritious foods and breastfeeding education and support to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children under the age of 5 years.