Maternal & Child Health

The Maternal Health Program is dedicated to ensuring the health of mothers and children in Marion, Monroe, Lucas, and Wayne County.

Services for pregnant women:

  • Finding health care coverage
  • Help you find a health care provider or dentist
  • Education to promote a healthy pregnancy
  • Evaluate emotional stress and family adjustment to pregnancy and parenting
  • Oral Health Services
  • Arranging transporation to medical and dental appointments
  • Making doctor appointments
  • Social support and guidance
  • Nutrition education
  • Home visit after you deliver your baby


The Child Health Program is dedicated to ensuring the health of children birth to 21 in Appanoose, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, and Wayne County.

Child Health services include:

If you would like more information please click here and someone will contact you.
Oral Health is an important part of a healthy pregnancy! Click here for a short video on the importance of oral health.

https://youtu.be/hmeS5i0vato

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Marion County Public Health Department
2003 N. Lincoln
Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: (641) 828-2238
Fax: (641) 842-3442