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Department of Social Services
Children Medical Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. Where can I go to get medical assistance for my children?

A.
Call 410-887-2957 to have an application mailed for Maryland Children's Health Program. Applications for Medical Assistance for pregnant women and children are taken by appointment at any Baltimore County health center.

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Q. Where can I get immunizations for my child?

A.
Immunizations are available at our health center sites. Contact a public health nurse at the health center nearest you to arrange a time suitable to you. Call 410-887-2705 for the site and phone number.

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Q. My child has pediculosis (head lice), what can I do?

A.
The public health nurse in your nearest health center can provide you with all of the information about medication, environmental clean-up and other necessary measures.

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Q. My child failed hearing and/or vision screening. Where can I go for further evaluation?

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. Call Conservation of Hearing and Vision at 410-887-2722. We can also help eligible families with costs of glasses and examinations.

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Q. I have no health insurance and my child needs medical follow-up. What can I do?

A.
Some medical problems of children may be eligible for assistance programs, call 410-887-2718. You can apply for the Child Health Insurance Program if you are eligible according to your income. Call 410-887-2957 for an application.

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Revised January 11, 2011

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