Public Health

Maternal Child Health Programs

Our goal is to provide quality countywide public health services. Public health is prevention for a better life, promotion for your health, and protection for you, your family, and your community.

Breastfeeding

Other Places to Get Help - Online Resource during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Resource List for Consumers

United States Department of Agriculture:

Food and Nutrition Information Center Nutrition
Web Address: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs/bibs/topics/pregnancy/pregcon.html

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Information Center has compiled this list of resources about nutrition during pregnancy and breast-feeding. The resources listed contain accurate nutrition information and are available nationwide. Opinions expressed in the publications do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Your local library or bookstore can help you locate these resources. Contact information is provided for Web sites and organizations.

American Academy of Pediatrics

141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
Phone: (847) 434-4000
FAX: (847) 434-8000
E-mail: kidsdocs@aap.org
Web Address: http://www.aap.org

offers a variety of educational materials, such as links to publications about parenting and general growth and development. Immunization information, safety and prevention tips, AAP guidelines for various conditions, and links to other organizations are also available.

La Leche League International (LLLI)

1400 North Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4808
Phone: 1-800-LA-LECHE (1-800-525-3243)
(847) 519-7730
FAX: (847) 519-0035
TDD: (847) 592-7570
E-mail: LaLecheEmail@aol.com
Web Address: http://www.lalecheleague.org

offers information and encouragement-mainly through personal help-to all mothers who want to breast-feed their babies. It also offers support and information about breast-feeding babies with various disabilities, such as cleft lip or cleft palate. Call for information about a chapter in your area.

Other resources

In addition to these topics, there is a multitude of resources available to you on the Maternal Child Health Link Referral page. The resource categories include:

 

 
 

Office Hours

Most office sites are open Monday through Friday:

8:30 a.m. to noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

You can contact us at the addresses and telephone numbers below or by e-mailing our staff.

Location

Albany

Main Office   view map
2730 SE Pacific Blvd
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: 541-967-3888 (Available 24/7 for communicable disease reporting call 541-750-0090)
FAX: 541-926-2102
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
TTY/TTD: 1-800-735-2900

Lebanon

Office   view map
1600 S Main St
Lebanon, OR 97355

Telephone: 541-451-5932
FAX: 541-258-5704
Toll free: 1-888-451-2631

Sweet Home

Office   view map
799 Long St
Sweet Home, OR 97386

Telephone: 541-367-3888
FAX: 541-367-2407
Toll free: 1-800-920-7571

Other Resources

Current Oregon Health Hazards
Influenza Updates
Strategic Health Plan
All PH Links


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