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Health Departments

The Department of Health in your state provides more than "just" health information. They can also be a good source of nutrition information and information about other programs that can help with raising a child.  For each of the 50 U.S. states we have provided the link and contact information to the state Department of Health. Click on your state name in the box below to contact your state of residence Department of Health.

Health Departments in All 50 States

Alabama Montana
Alaska Nebraska
Arizona Nevada
Arkansas New Hampshire
California New Jersey
Colorado New Mexico
Connecticut New York
Delaware North Carolina
Florida North Dakota
Georgia Ohio
Hawaii Oklahoma
Idaho Oregon
Illinois Pennsylvania
Indiana Rhode Island
Iowa South Carolina
Kansas South Dakota
Kentucky Tennessee
Louisiana Texas
Maine Utah
Maryland Vermont
Massachusetts Virginia
Michigan Washington
Minnesota West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin
Missouri Wyoming

Additional Areas of Interest

You may find clicking on the following resource links helpful:

Child Health Insurance Program can provide free health insurance to families and children who qualify.

Child Nutrition Programs, through the cooperation of the U.S. federal and state governments, provide access to child nutrition information and they provide free and low-cost food.

State Child Welfare Department can provide you with information about foster care, adoption and parenting.

State Department of Education in each state can give you information about special early intervention programs and about school nutrition programs.

State Adoption Contacts can put you in touch with the child adoption specialists and child adoption program in each state.