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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Primary care and personal health services

Primary care services available at Public Health Centers

Washington Healthplanfinder
You may be eligible for free health insurance—depending on your income. If you earn too much for free Medicaid insurance, the next open enrollment period for low-cost private insurance starts on November 15, 2014.

Public Health Centers
A listing of all of our Public Health Centers (clinics) in King County including Teen Clinics, Family Planning Clinics, Family Health Care Clinics, Child Health Care Clinics, Travel Clinic, Prenatal care clinics for pregnant women, WIC (Women, Infants & Children Supplemental Nutrition Program), Maternity Support Services and Infant Case Management, and more.

Adult health care clinics
Our doctors and nurse practitioners take good care of you during illness and support your lifelong health. Services include medical care when you are sick, care for on-going problems and chronic diseases, check-ups and screenings for hidden diseases like cancer, and vaccination against disease.

Child health care clinics
Our doctors and nurse practitioners are experts in taking care of children. Services include medical care when your child is sick, well child check-ups, immunizations (shots against disease); checks on your child’s health, growth and development.

Prenatal care clinics for pregnant women
Comprehensive OB care for pregnant women. Services include medical care during pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum care after delivery.

Health insurance
Many children, families and adults in Washington State may be able to get free or low cost health insurance. Your ability to get these state and federal sponsored medical programs is based on income and family size.

Maternity Support Services (MSS) and Infant Case Management (ICM)
MSS helps pregnant women find health insurance, local doctors or midwives and other community resources to support a healthy pregnancy. Individualized education and counseling services for women and their partners before and after birth. Provided in our clinic by a team of public health nurse, nutritionist and social worker.

Nurse Family Partnership
Nurse-Family Partnership partners mothers with registered nurses from pregnancy through a child's second birthday, allowing nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life.

Oral / Dental Health Program
Provides clinical and community based oral health services to improve the oral health of King County residents and reduce the level of dental disease.

Teen Clinics
A Teen Clinic is a safe, friendly, confidential place for teens to get the help they need and learn the facts.

Travel Clinic
The Downtown (Seattle) Public Health travel clinic offer full Travelers' Health Care Clinics including Travel Assessment, travel immunizations, and prescription medications for malaria prevention, altitude sickness and treatment of travelers' diarrhea and other travel-related conditions.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services
WIC is a preventive health and nutrition program that provides short term assistance to young families to promote optimal growth and development.

Other personal health resources

Breastfeeding resources
Describes the importance and benefits of breastfeeding, resources, and 14 tip sheets on how to properly breastfeed and store milk.

Family Planning and Sexual Health
Services include birth control, pregnancy tests, yearly exams for men and women, counseling about pregnancy, adoption and abortion, and sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening including HIV tests.

Health Care for the Homeless Network (HCHN)
Provides quality, comprehensive health care for people experiencing homelessness in King County and provides leadership to help change the conditions that deprive our neighbors of home and health.

MOMs Plus
MOMs PLUS provides a variety of services for a diverse population of pregnant and parenting women who have low incomes. The focus of service is to improve health care access for women and their families by encouraging prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, stable housing and reduction in the risk of infant death.

Mobile Medical Care for Homeless People
The Mobile Medical program provides basic medical care to homeless individuals and families living in south King County. A doctor or nurse provides exams and treatment. The program does not charge a fee and does not require insurance.