Washington County Public Health and Environment promotes healthy families including safe and nurturing environments for children.
Family Home Visits
Public health nurses assist parents as they create a healthy, nurturing environment for their young children. Visits are voluntary, free and tailored to individual families' interests and needs. Nurses may meet with parents of any age during pregnancy and/or after the baby is born.
Hear from four families about their experience with Family Home Visits:
A public health nurse can help you learn more about:
Labor and delivery
Your baby's health, including weighing and measuring your baby
How babies grow, develop and learn
Other helpful services in the community
How Do I Get More Information?Call 651-430-6655 and ask to speak to a nurse.
Car Seat Request Form
Families with limited income or whose children participate in a Medical Assistance program may be eligible for a free car seat.
Early Childhood Development
The Follow Along Program is a fun, easy way to learn if your child is talking, moving, playing, and acting like other children at the same age. Families in Washington County with children age birth to age 3 are eligible.
Have concerns about your child’s development?helpmegrowmn.org provides parents with a one-stop resource on early childhood development.
Minnesota Help Me Connect helps pregnant and parenting families with young children (birth to 8 years of age) find services in their communities that support healthy child development and family well-being.