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Child Health - Manatee Co. Health Dept.

The ongoing focus of Child Health Services is to stress prevention, early problem identification and parent education.

The Child Health Program provides

  • Health education and referrals
  • Nursing assessment and intervention
  • School physicals
  • Vision and hearing screenings
  • WIC certification/recertification

Services include communicable disease control including:

  • Childhood immunizations
  • HIV risk assessment and testing
  • Testing for tuberculosis

Immunizations are free for children age 4 weeks through age 18 years. There is no appointment necessary. The office hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 5 pm except on the 4th Friday.

Tidewell Hospice Manatee County

This agency provides hospice care. Hospice provides medical care and emotional, social, and spiritual support for patients and their families for end-of-life care.

Hospice staff provides care in places such as hospitals and nursing homes. They also provide care at home. Most people choose to receive their hospice care at home. The primary goal of hospice care is pain management and to provide patients comfort and dignity in their final days.

Tidewell has Hospice Houses in Manatee County. Patients can stay there and get care 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information and locations.