Clinic schedules and program information announced
Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division currently provides immunizations to people who are uninsured or underinsured. For children 18 years and younger the cost is $5 per shot and for adults 19 years or older the cost is $10 per shot. No one is turned away for inability to pay. Immunization clinics are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. by appointment at the Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division office, 204 Laurel Street, Suite 12, Brainerd. A parent or legal guardian with an immunization record must accompany each child under the age of 18. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call Margie at 824-1098 or 824-1080.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, referrals to medical providers and benefits for specific foods for pregnant, post-partum and breast-feeding women, infants, and children up to age 5. Clinics are held at the Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division office in Brainerd and once a month at Heartwood in Crosby. WIC has generous income guidelines. To inquire or make an appointment, call the Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division at 824-1073, toll free at (877) 724-1080. WIC is an equal opportunity program.
For breast and cervical cancer screenings, SAGE/Komen is a grant that will pay for an annual exam, Pap smear and mammogram for women over 40 who meet generous income guidelines. If you have insurance that covers this procedure but you have a deductible, SAGE/Komen may pay the deductible. Call Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division for details at 824-1080 or Mary at 824-1086.
For more information on any of these programs, visit the Crow Wing County Website at www.co.crow-wing.mn.us.