Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH)

MyPlate for Gestational Diabetes
MyPlate for Moms
MyPlate for Teens



MCAH provides Mariposa County women, children and families’ assistance in accessing care; providing education to insure healthy living; and referrals to county resources.


  • Smart Start is a free program for eligible pregnant woman and families with children up to 5 years old. A registered nurse will visit your home to provide information on many topics and answer your questions
  • Hemoglobin testing available to children in the WIC Program
  • Referrals available for Mariposa First 5 Dental Program to eligible children


Services are provided free to all eligible families. Participation is voluntary.


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