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Child and Adolescent Health

Program Areas

Adolescent Health

  • Positive Youth Development
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
  • Youth Suicide Prevention

Early Childhood

  • Early Childhood Health and Safety
  • Early Childhood Development
  • School Readiness

School Health

  • School Health Guidance
  • School Nutrition
  • School Vision Screening
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention

Currently, staff is also involved in several state level initiatives and legislatively mandated task forces focused on the issue of childhood obesity.

Advanced Practice Nurses (APRNs) in some areas of the state provide well child care and treatment for minor acute illnesses for ages 0-18 years in county health departments. Providers use the American Academy of Pediatrics' Bright Futures Guidelines to assure care is evidence-based and family-centered.

Who is eligible?
Clinical services are targeted to children and adolescents at or below 185% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL) who are uninsured or underinsured for health care services. Families will not be charged for services.

How to apply?
Contact the local or nearest county health department to determine what child and adolescent health clinical services are provided.

Where is it located? How can I get more information?
Child and adolescent health clinical services are located in selected county health departments throughout the state. For information about available services in your area, contact your local county health department.

Contact Information

Alicia Lincoln, MSW, MSPH
Administrative Program Manager

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Child and Adolescent Health Division
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406

Physical Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 426-8085

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