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​​Maternal Child Health​

Utilizing a variety of programs Public Health nurses support mothers, infants and children. Adequately addressing the unique needs of these individuals helps to improve their overall health and well-being. Integrating systems of public health, health care and related community services ensures maximum impact. ​All program services are provided at no cost.

​Programs Available

Maternal Child Health Program Public Health Nurses may make home or office visits to pregnant or postpartum women, newborn children and teens when the mother is not eligible for Maternity Support Services. 

New Baby New Family With a referral from a health care provider, the Public Health nurse may continue to support and monitor both mothers and babies as needed.  

Helpful Resources

Maternity Support Services Eligibility: WAC 182-533-0320

Resource Finder: ParentHelp123 website

Washington Apple Health: WA State Health Care Authority website​​​

Contact Information

Loretta D. Bezold RN BSN IBCLC
Phone: (360) 544-2371

Email: l.bezold@islandcountywa.gov