Benton County Human Services
Child and Teen Checkups
Well-child care and screenings for eligible newborns, children and young adults
Public health agencies provide exams and developmental screening to children and teens to help find and treat physical or mental problems.
More information about the Child and Teen Checkups program can be found online.
The Child and Teen Checkups preventative health care program entitles Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare recipients, aged birth to 21, to annual healthcare checkups.
These checkups for infants, children, and teens are thorough health checkups done by the individual's own health care provider.
Child and Teen Checkups (CTC) include:
- Information about good physical health
- Information about thoughts, feelings and relationships with others
- Information, and a chance to ask questions, about your child's health and development
- Complete physical exam
- Immunizations (shots)
- Hearing check
- Vision check
- Checks on growth and development
- Routine dental care usually beginning at age 3
Lab tests are available according to age of the child and prior testing.
- Lead tests as needed
- Lead information
- Lead and toys
- Assistance with community resources
- Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
Newborns, children and adolescents through the age of 20 who are eligible for Medicaid
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Children and teens, birth to 21 years of age, who are enrolled in any of the Minnesota Health Care programs (Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare).
If the child has a doctor and/or dentist, call directly to make an appointment (and mention that it is for a Child and Teen Checkup through Minnesota Healthcare Programs).
531 Dewey St, Foley, MN, 56329-8413
Other Services at this Location
- Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
- Child Foster Care (CFC) Licensing The local county office that oversees licenses for child foster care. Foster care is a temporary safe family home for children who have been placed by a court order or a voluntary placement agreement.
- County Programs for Families Apply for county programs that provide financial assistance and supportive resources to families
- County Programs for Food Support Apply for county programs that help pay for food
- County Programs for Income Assistance Apply for county programs that help pay for basic needs
- County Programs for People with Disabilities Apply for county programs that serve people with disabilities
- Family Home Visiting Expectant parents, parents, or guardians of children five and younger can get in-home coaching with parenting skills and connections to community resources
- Follow Along Program Program that helps to make sure children are learning and growing appropriately for their age
- Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP) Early intervention resource program for at-risk families that aims to help children and parents thrive
- Public Health Clinic Public health departments offer screenings, health education and wellness services
- WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program Healthy eating and breastfeeding support program for women, infants and children. Benefits include nutrition information, healthy food you purchase using your WIC Card, and other health or community program referrals.
8:00am - 4:30pm; Monday - Friday
- Primary Contact for this program: 320-968-5087
- TDD: 320-968-8842
- Toll Free: 800-530-6254