Highlighted Interim Guidance and Resources During COVID-19
- KDHE Interim Guidance
- Maternal and Child Health Services in the Perinatal Period
- Facilities and Child Placing Agencies Licensed by the Kansas Dept for Children and Families, Foster Care Licensing and Background Checks Division
- Child Care Facilities Licensed by KDHE
- Home Visiting Services
- KDHE Resources
- FAQs for Child Care Facilities Licensed by KDHE
- FAQs for the Perinatal and Infant Populations
- Kansas WIC Program Available Without Physical Presence
- Continuity of Care While Supporting Social Distancing: Telehealth & Other Virtual Support Options
- Taking Care of Children & Families During COVID-19
- Maintaining Positive Mental Health During COVID-19
- COVID-19 Behavioral Health Professionals Resources
- Resources for Perinatal & Infant Populations
- KCSL and PCA Kansas Resource Guide for Caregivers
- KAAP COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources
- AAP COVID-19 Clinical Guidance
- ACOG Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease
- CDC Information on COVID-19 during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Improve the health and well-being of Kansas mothers, infants, children, and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families.
We envision a state where all are healthy and thriving.
For the federal Title V program, each state conducts a 5-year needs assessment to identify maternal and child health (MCH) priorities. These are the seven 2016-2020 MCH priorities for Kansas.
- Women have access to and receive coordinated, comprehensive services before, during and after pregnancy.
- Developmentally appropriate care and services are provided across the lifespan.
- Families are empowered to make educated choices about infant health and well-being.
- Communities and providers support physical, social, and emotional health.
- Professionals have the knowledge and skills to address the needs of maternal and child health populations.
- Services are comprehensive and coordinated across systems and providers.
- Information is available to support informed health decisions and choices.
This site is supported by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment with funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number #B04MC31488 and title Maternal and Child Health Services.