Tazewell County Health Dept.

Birth to 5 Family Case Management

Family Case Management

Family Case Management
  • Family Case Management is funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)
  • The program provides public health nursing services to all medically
    eligible pregnant women and children up to the age of 12 months. These  services include home visits with an emphasis on prevention. Health
    education, growth and development assessments, and referrals to needed services are provided.
  • The goal of the program is to improve the health of pregnant women and their children.

Perinatal Followup
  • All infants admitted to OSF High-Risk Nursery receive home visits at
    1-2 weeks after leaving the hospital, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 
    and 2 years.
  • Growth and development is monitored at each visit.
  • Appropriate referrals are made when physical or developmental 
    problems are identified.