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CHILD HEALTH & DISABILITY PREVENTION (CHDP) PROGRAM

 
Program Overview
The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program is a preventive health program serving Solano County's infants, children and teens.

Many infants, children and teens in Solano County have unmet health needs. Through the CHDP program, eligible infants, children and teens receive periodic preventive health assessments. Infants, children and teens with suspected problems are then referred for diagnosis and treatment. Many health problems can be prevented or corrected, or the severity reduced, by early detection and prompt diagnosis and treatment.

CHDP works with a wide range of health care providers and organizations to ensure that eligible infants, children and teens receive appropriate services. These CHDP providers include private physicians, local health departments, schools, dentists and community clinics.

To view and download the Solano County CHDP Program brochures, visit the: 

            English CHDP Brochure
                    
            Spanish CHDP Brochure

                                
                               
                                         
To view and download the current MCAH Highlights Newsletter, visit the MCAH Highlights Summer 2015 edition.

The CHDP Gateway
The CHDP Gateway is a way to help uninsured children get health insurance. Uninsured children can get their CHDP exam and may be enrolled into temporary Medi-Cal.

This health insurance coverage is only temporary. A parent or guardian must complete a joint Medi-Cal/Healthy Families application to continue this health insurance coverage.

Dental Services
A CHDP doctor may refer your child for routine or necessary dental care that may be paid by Denti-Cal for eligible children.

Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care
The Solano County CHDP program also administers a public health nursing program for children in foster care known as the Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC). The HCPCFC public health nurse works with Solano County Child Welfare Services and Probation to address the medical, dental, mental and developmental needs of children in foster care.

To view and download the Foster Care brochure, visit the Solano County CHDP Foster Care Brochure.


CHDP School Entry Requirements
California law requires that all children entering the first grade have either a certificate of a health assessment or a waiver on file at the school in which they enroll. The CHDP program works with the Department of Education in administering and monitoring the requirements of having a completed health assessment 18 months before or up to 90 days after enrolling in first grade. The CHDP program assists families to meet the requirements by providing eligible children with free health assessments.

To view and download the School Handbook, visit the
 CHDP School Handbook 

To view and download the Report of Health Examination for School Entry - PM 171A, visit the School Entry Form

To view and download the Waiver of Health Examination for School Entry - PM 171B, visit the School Waiver Form

Growing Up Healthy Brochures
The updated versions of the Growing Up Healthy brochures for children from birth to 20 years old are here! Each of the 14 brochures contains valuable well child information for parents regarding oral health, health and safety tips, nutrition, what to expect during specific ages of a child’s growth and development. To view and download the brochures, visit


Growing Up Healthy in English
 

Growing Up Healthy in Spanish

State CHDP Health Education Resources
To view and download State CHDP Publications, visit www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/publications/Pages/CHDPPubs.aspx

Other CHDP Provider Resources
To view and download the Dental Periodicity, visit
 www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/chdp/Pages/Periodicity.aspx

To view and download the Health Periodicity, visit www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/chdp/Pages/Periodicity.aspx