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Breaking News: Health Advisory for Contra Costa County

Last updated: November 10, 2018, 12:38 pm

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District reports that parts of our county have unhealthy air due to smoke. Please follow the following tips to protect yourself and your loved ones. Everyone, especially children, should reduce outdoor activity. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease such as asthma, should avoid prolonged outdoor activity. Masks are not a substitute for staying indoors. Masks such as the N-95 are not effective for untrained users and may be dangerous for people with lung or heart conditions. N-95 masks may be helpful for people who must work outdoors if properly fitted. Employees should work with their employers for direction on when/how to use N-95 masks. Seek medical attention if you experience symptoms like repeated coughing, difficulty breathing, wheezing, chest tightness, palpitations, nausea, fatigue or lightheadedness. Visit cchealth.org for smoke tips and airnow.gov for air quality in your area

Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)

Promoting and Protecting Children's Health


The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program is a preventative health program. We help children and teens stay healthy and 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

Gateway — How to get Medi-Cal services TODAY!

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
  • School Entry Health Exam Form
  • 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

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State of California CHDP

Contact Information

Contra Costa County CHDP
2500 Bates Ave
Concord, CA 94520 [Map & Directions]
925-313-6150
925-372-5118 Fax
chdp@hsd.cccounty.us