Healthy Beginnings

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CaCoon (Care Coordination Program)
The CaCoon (Care Coordination) program is a service for families with children from birth to age 21 who have (or are at risk of having) a chronic health condition or disability. CaCoon care coordination services are offered by public health nurses who are specially trained to care for children and youth with special needs. Your local CaCoon nurse will work in collaboration with you and your child’s doctor.

Women Infant and Children Program (WIC)
Offered in Gold Beach, Brookings and Port Orford. Services include food vouchers, nutrition education, and breast-feeding support. Dental education is included in the WIC program and toothbrushes are provided to children and adults as needed. Please call (541) 425-1608 to make an appointment for Brookings and Gold Beach. In Port Orford, call (541) 247-3308.