Promoting Healthy Beginnings & Healthy Lives
The Pasadena Public Health Department Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Outreach (MCHAO) Program helps to improve access to quality and comprehensive primary healthcare services for all women of reproductive age (including pregnant women), infants, children, adolescents, and their families. Our staff works with community organizations and medical providers to improve access to prenatal, medical, and dental care for low-income families. Our services include the following:
We host campaigns for a broad range of issues including domestic violence, tobacco control, substance abuse, preventable injuries, childhood obesity, teenage pregnancy, infant mortality, breastfeeding promotion, and preconception health.
Pasadena MCAH Collaborative
Agencies and individual professionals working with low-income women of reproductive age, infants, children, and adolescents are invited to participate in the MCAH Collaborative and the Pasadena Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Coalition. Through policy, planning, review of legislative policies that impact the MCAH population, and collaborative efforts, we strive to achieve optimal health and well-being for our community. Join us as we endeavor to promote healthy lifestyle choices for healthy families and children.