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Bureau of Personal Health

Maternal And Child Health (MCH) Promotion

Contact persons: Susan L. Ward, RN, BSN 215-345-3343 or Asya Galperin, R.N., 267-580-3534.

Home and/or office visits to: high risk infants and children, pregnant and postpartum women, high risk families needing improved parenting skills, children and young adults with Phenylketonuria (PKU), and families with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Maternal Child Health Informational Flyer

  • Women, Infants And Children Nutrition Program
  • Children's Immunizations Clinics
  • MCH Home Visiting Program
  • Sun Safety for Kids
  • Injury Prevention
    • Bike Safety
    • Home Safety Check
    • Child Passenger Safety
    • Pet Safety

Our Health Education staff is available to speak to local organizations such as church groups, MOPS, MOMS, PTO's regarding the following topics

To schedule a presentation for your organization please call 215-345-3357

Women, Infants And Children (WIC) Nutrition Education Program
WIC provides education and supplemental foods, which promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. WIC services are free however you must financially qualify and be a resident of Pennsylvania. More information on WIC

WIC Clinic Schedule

Children's Immunization Clinics
Free vaccines are provided by the Bucks County Health Department, to protect children from various diseases. Eligible children live in Bucks County and are one month through eighteen years of age. There are no income requirements.

Contact Person:
Cecelia E. Kelly, R. N., BSN
Ph: 267-580-3535
cekelly@buckscounty.org
 
2017 Immunization Clinic Schedules

What Vaccines do you need? Information from the CDC

CDC Vaccine Information Children 0-6 years old

CDC Vaccine Information Children 7-18 years old

CDC Vaccine Information Adults

For more information, go to: www.bucksimmunize.org

For information about vaccines go to: www.cdc.gov/nip

The Importance of Hand washing

A health educator will come out to your school, day care, or camp and talk to children about the importance of hand washing to prevent the spread of germs. This interactive activity provides knowledge for the children as well as the chance to use the germ machine to see how well they wash their hands.

To schedule a FREE Program for your organization, call 215-345-3357.

Injury Prevention: Bike safety
Bike rodeos and educational programs are held throughout the County during Spring and Summer. The BCDH Health Education staff will offer FREE bike safety education for any organization within Bucks County. Bike helmets are distributed to low-income communities when available.

To schedule a FREE program for your organization call 215-345-3357.

Home Safety Check
A member of the BCDH Nursing staff will evaluate your home, in conjunction with a MCH visit,  to check for safety hazards for children under age 5. Each participant receives a personalized report with suggestions for their home.

Child passenger safety
Certified car seat technicians are available to educate and assist parents with proper use of their car seats. Car seat check-up events are held at three locations each month throughout the County. A Car Seat Distribution program is also provided for families that qualify financially.

If you are in need of a FREE car seat or if you are interested in having your car seat checked, please call 215-345-3357.

Pet Safety
To order a FREE dog bite prevention brochure, please call 215-345-3357.

Contact Persons

Susan L. Ward R.N., BSN
Director of Personal Health Services

215-345-3343
slward@buckscounty.org

Susan L. Ward, R.N., BSN
Acting Nursing Supervisor
Doylestown-Quakertown
MCH Home Visiting Program

215-345-3343 
slward@buckscounty.org

Asya Galperin, R.N., B.S.N.
Nursing Supervisor Levittown
Perinatal Hepatitis B Program

267-580-3534
asgalperin@buckscounty.org

Mary Wolf, R.D.
Director, WIC Program

215-345-3828
mhwolf@buckscounty.org

 

 

Administrative Office/Central Bucks
Neshaminy Manor Center Bldg. K
1282 Almshouse Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-345-3344

Bucks County Government Services Center
Lower Bucks District
Office
7321 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
Phone: 267-580-3510

Bucks County Government Services Center
Upper Bucks District Office
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone: 215-529-7000