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Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP)

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Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP)
Published on: 2/1/2012 12:00 AM

​The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program offers complete health assessments by medical providers for the early detection and prevention of disease and disabilities in California’s children and youth.

The CHDP program provides regular health assessments including:

           *  Health and development history ​*  Immunizations
           *  Physical examination​ ​*  Lead testing
​           *  Vision testing ​*  Laboratory tests
​           *  Hearing testing ​*  Dental screening & referrals
           *  Nutritional assessment​ *  Tuberculin Skin testing​
​           *  WIC referral for children to age 5 ​*  Health education information


Services also include well baby, child and teen check-ups and care, school entry exams, and sports and camp physicals.

If medical problems are identified during the child's check-up, they will be referred for additional medical services.


CHDP Eligibility Criteria:    

     *  Children with Medi-Cal from birth to age 21  (share of cost does not have to be met)

     *  Low income children from birth to age 19  (not covered by other health insurance)

     *  Children in Foster Care

     *  Children in Head Start and State Pre-School Programs

For more information on Medi-Cal Eligibility, Covered California or other county resources:
Health & Human Services Agency
Nevada County Public Health Department
CHDP Program 
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley CA 95945
Phone: 530-265-7234  Fax: 530-271-0841