Community Health nurses at Eastern Health offer a preventive health program called Health Checks.
The programs include Child Health Clinics offered to children at: two months, four months, six months, 12 months, 18 months and the Preschool Health Check which is offered at four years of age.
Health Checks are designed to screen for health issues in children and provide information to parents. It is a time to check your child’s health in the following areas:
- speech and language
- oral health
The nurse will provide information to help your child grow and develop. You will be able to ask questions and raise any concerns you may have. If there is a concern, the nurse will provide support and refer your child to the appropriate health professional.
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