Programs for Children


Child Car Seat Program
There are several different programs in Olmsted County for clients who need assistance obtaining a car seat. These programs offer convertible seats (which are ok for newborns), forward-facing/combo seats, and booster seats. None of the programs offer infant-only seats, as they can only be used for several months before they are outgrown.

Call 507 328-7500 and ask for the car seat program.

School-Based Health Services
School public health nursing services are provided in all elementary, middle and high schools in Olmsted County. Our nurses assist in health assessments, counseling, and referral services for school children in all schools, and provide age-specific health topic teachings to all grade levels. We implement school-based vision, hearing and scoliosis screening programs in selected schools with rescreen, referral, and follow-up components as indicated according to screening programs standards.

Start Smart! Read To Your Child! promotes reading to children starting at birth, through a collaborative effort with several community partners