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Macon County Public Health Center
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Phone: (828) 349-2465
Franklin or Highlands

Phone: (828) 321-5961

Fax: (828) 524-6154


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Children's Services

• Smart Start Program is North Carolina’s nationally recognized early childhood initiative designed to ensure that all children are healthy and prepared to succeed when they enter kindergarten. Smart Start funds a Child Care Health Consultant position through the health department to provide child care providers with assistance, support and expert information regarding the health and safety of children in their care.

Some of the services they can provide are:

  • Assisting caregivers in writing policies and procedures to support health and safety practices.

  • Reviews immunization records and establishes health care plans for children with special needs.

  • Connects caregivers and families with community health care resources and experts.

  • Assess health needs, safety needs and practices in the child care setting.

  • Offer hands-on support through telephone advice or on-site visits.

  • Provide health education and wellness programs for caregivers, children and parents.

Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) - This program provides families with children ages 5 and under with services and resources to meet the family's needs through home visits, doctor visits, telephone calls and personal contact. Participants must qualify with a care manager before receiving services.

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