6 signs your child may need to go to the dentist

Your child’s dental health is important to your child’s overall health and well-being. Regular dental care, including check-ups every six months, is an important aspect to ensure good dental health. If your child is past due for a dental cleaning, it is important to get that preventive visit scheduled right away. With that said, sometimes … Continue reading 6 signs your child may need to go to the dentist

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. The Breast Archives directed by Meagan Murphy, Health Information Neighborhood 618.19 BRE (Nonfiction DVD) This film uncovers nine women's personal stories of empowerment. Baring their breasts and their hearts, the women in The Breast … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

YOU ASKED: How Can I Get My Child to Eat Tooth-Healthy Foods?

We get this question all the time! When trying to find tooth-healthy foods kids will love, it’s good to have lots of options. Kids can be picky, and sometimes what they liked last week will turn into something they won’t eat next week. So, having a variety of healthy foods to choose from may be … Continue reading YOU ASKED: How Can I Get My Child to Eat Tooth-Healthy Foods?

Back to School Q&A: Is Your Child Ready to Go Back to School?

Are eyeglasses covered by Medicaid? Yes, children’s glasses are fully covered by Medicaid. We carry over 350 Medicaid-approved frames, so you can get your child the perfect pair of glasses for little or no cost to you.   What if my child loses or breaks his glasses? We can usually repair or replace broken frames … Continue reading Back to School Q&A: Is Your Child Ready to Go Back to School?

You Asked: Common Questions About Kids Dental and Eye Care

We get questions all the time about how to keep children’s teeth and eyes healthy for life. Here are some of the questions we commonly see. And, as always, don’t hesitate to reach out to your child’s dentist and eye doctor with questions. How can I keep my child's eyes safe at the pool? All … Continue reading You Asked: Common Questions About Kids Dental and Eye Care