Youth Outreach

Shasta Community Health Center offers a wide variety of services that can be used by young adults to help maintain a high level of physical and mental health.

Many young people who are having problems with drugs or alcohol, depression, thoughts of suicide , sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy,  and other issues have been helped by caring professionals in an environment that respects their privacy and dignity.

Some of the programs offered to help young adults are:

Child Health & Disability Prevention Program (C.H.D.P.)

For ages 0 to 19 years.  This program provides for routine physical exams, including immunizations, dental assessment, hearing/vision screening.  Also covers lab tests, x-rays, and prescriptions for medical problems found on CHDP exams.  These exams meet the requirements for sports physicals, work physicals, camp physicals, and school physicals. If you need a complete check-up, check into this!

Healthy Families Program (H.F.P.)

This is a low cost health insurance program through Blue Cross insurance company.  It is for ages 1 to 19 years old.  It helps pay for  routine physical exams, including immunizations, dental assessment, and hearing/vision screening.

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (C.P.S.P.)

This program is for pregnant females and their infants up to 60 days after birth.  It covers all the health care needed for a healthy pregnancy and baby.  If you are pregnant, this program is like having a fairy godmother!

Women, Infants & Children (W.I.C.)

WIC is a program that pays for food for women and children under age 5 and for formula for infants.  This includes women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or within 6 months of delivery.

State Only Family Planning (S.O.F.P.)

This program is only for those men and women seeking birth control, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI’s), urinary tract infections (UTI’s), pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID), PAP smears, pregnancy testing, and in general problems related to the reproductive tract.  This includes medications, lab tests for HIV, and many related procedures.  Young adults may be seen without parent consent or knowledge.  All records are kept confidential unless you are a ward of the court.

Not sure if you qualify for  any of these programs… Call us - we  can help! (530) 246-5710

 

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