San Joaquin County has many resources to support you or your loved ones during pregnancy. Learn more about some of our county’s family health programs like WIC, Black Infant Health, and the Perinatal Equity Initiative here.
Breastfeeding is a journey. Whether you are thinking about breastfeeding, just getting started, or facing some bumps in the road, help is available to you and your baby. For more information on available resources, helpful tips, and support groups visit: www.breastfeedsjc.com or call 2-1-1.
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Keeping you and your family’s teeth healthy is one of the best things you can do for overall health, and there are many ways to stay on top of it! Get healthy smile tips and learn how to connect to a Medi-Cal dental provider.
HEALTHY SMILE TIPS
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Meet Stella! Sometimes kids need a little extra encouragement to practice healthy dental habits. She practices good dental habits every day to keep her teeth healthy. Visit Stella’s Kid’s Corner to learn more.
STELLA'S KID CORNER
Keeping yourself and your family up to date on vaccines and boosters is important for staying healthy. Talk to your doctor about what vaccines you and your children may need.
First 5 San Joaquin and its partners throughout San Joaquin County are devoted to keeping our families and community healthy, strong, and thriving. First 5 San Joaquin has created a list of helpful COVID-19 related resources that make it easier for families to stay healthy and safe.
Talk. Read. Sing. Draw. Play. Wash!
Washing your hands helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses like the flu. Teaching your child to practice these important steps early and often will keep your family healthy, happy, and strong.
Learning to wash your hands correctly is one of the best ways to prevent you and your child from getting sick. Make sure to wet your hands, then add soap, lather, and scrub all around for 20 seconds. Download hand washing activities for your child here!
Eating healthy and staying physically active is key to your physical and mental health! Resources are available to you and your family that can help you live a healthier, happier life.
Get started with some simple tips below:
Stretch your food dollars further: Find a market near you that participates in the Market Match program.
Make a meal plan: Meal planning can save you time, money, and help you make healthy choices.
Start with simple exercises: Quick and simple exercises that you can do at home are a great way to stay active.