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AACPS Health & Wellness

Health Services

Health services is one of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionís (CDC) eight components of Coordinated School Health (CSH). CSH is recommended by the CDC as a strategy for improving students' health and learning in schools. -read more-

Parents Guide to School Health

Boy Walking to SchoolThis Department of Health site connects parents to information regarding school health services, school immunization requirements, medication requirements, illnesses and disease prevention, and healthy behaviors.

MyPlate.govRaising Healthy Kids

This web page, from the Department of Healthís Learn To Live program, provides information for you and your family, including healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco-use prevention, teen health and sun safety. The page also links to the Learn To Live programís web pages that provide healthy living tips and information on cancer prevention and screenings.

Medical Assistance for Families/MCHP

Medical Assistance For Families/MCHP is a health insurance program for Maryland residents that offers full medical benefits to:

    • Parents or other family members caring for children
    • Children up to age 21
    • Pregnant women of any age

To be eligible:

    • You must have low to average family income
    • You must provide proof of citizenship and identity or provide proof of legal permanent residency

Photos of babies - WIC WIC

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. Benefits include healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding information and referrals to other programs. Applicants are seen by appointment.


Health Care Coverage Information

This Department of Health web page provides residents with information on health care reform in Maryland, including methods for health care insurance enrollment.