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Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)

Promoting and Protecting Children's Health


The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program is a preventive health program, we help children and teens stay healthy, find health problems before they become painful by working to make health care available to all children who are uninsured or under-insured. We provide FREE health check-ups to:

  • Children in Head Start and State Preschool programs
  • Children in Foster Care
  • Children in Juvenile Hall and Probation

If your child has Medi-Cal, ask your doctor or health plan for a CHDP check-up!


Who is Eligible?

  • Low income children from birth up to 19 years of age not enrolled in Medi-Cal (but eligible)
  • Children with Medi-Cal from birth to 21 years of age
  • Newborns born to mothers on Medi-Cal

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What does a CHDP well-child check-up include?

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. We will assist you in setting up a well-child check-up that includes:
  • Health and developmental history
  • Physical examination
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Immunizations
  • Dental evaluation & referral
  • Vision and hearing testing
  • Tuberculin Skin Testing
  • Laboratory tests (including sickle cell, blood lead screening, urinalysis, hemoglobin/hematrocrit, pap smears, sexually transmitted infections)
  • Health Education

CHDP provides health check-ups for:

  • Children starting kindergarten or first grade who need a health exam to enroll in school
  • Children involved in sports who need "sports physicals"
  • Foster Care children
  • Children with a history of perinatal problems
  • Children with significant developmental disabilities

How Can a Child Obtain a CHDP Health Assessment?

  • If you have health insurance, call Central Appointments at 1-800-495-8885.
  • If you do not have health insurance, call CHDP at 925-313-6150.

CHDP Partnering with Providers


Links

State of California CHDP


Contact Information
Contra Costa County CHDP
597 Center Avenue, Suite 280
Martinez, CA 94553-4669
925-313-6150
1-800-696-9644
chdp@hsd.cccounty.us