Washington-Morgan Community Action health services are administered under the name Family Health Service. Family Health Service provides preventative health care to residents of Washington and Morgan counties and the surrounding areas.
Family Planning Services
The Family Planning Clinic services include weekly clinics with individual counseling and testing related to family planning and contraception. Pregnancy tests, pap tests, breast exams, STD testing, and contraception information also are provided. The clinic is open to all women in need of family planning services, regardless of income, in Washington and Morgan counties. Information on birth control is also available to men.
Through the Breast & Cervical Cancer Project, Family Health Services can also provide clinical breast exams, pelvic examinations, and other diagnostic tests to eligible clients who are unable to pay for these services every year. The eligible client must be 40 years or older for Pap tests, 50 years or older for Mammograms, have limited income, and no Medicaid coverage.
This program component provides checkups during pregnancy, social service assessments and counseling, assistance in applying for Healthy Start Medical cards, classes, and post-partum exams. Prenatal Services are available to any pregnant women in Washington and Morgan counties and surrounding areas.
WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program)
WIC is available to pregnant or breast-feeding women, infants up to 1 year of age and to children up to the age of 5 years. One must live in Washington or Morgan County and be certified by a WIC staff member as needing supplemental food due to a health or nutritional risk. Current income standards must be met and individuals must return to WIC clinic for regular health checkups.
Eligible participants receive coupons which are redeemed for cereal, juice, etc. at local grocers. Nutrition education is an important aspect of this program. To apply for the program, contact the WIC offices. There is no charge for WIC services.
Eligibility and Cost of Health Services
Anyone can receive services at Family Health Service. Fees for clinical services are based on family size and income. Ohio and West Virginia Medicaid, Medicare, insurance and some PPOs are accepted. Individuals meeting the requirements can be qualified for Ohio Medicaid.
Proof of income, Medicaid card, Medicare or insurance ID card may be needed, if applicable. To apply for the Ohio Medicaid Card click here for a Healthy Start Healthy Families Application.
Washington-Morgan Community Action Washington and Morgan Counties, Ohio
218 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH 45750 (740) 373-3745
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