Mississippi State Department of Health

Social Services


Social work is an integral part of our public health system in Mississippi, supporting programs such as Genetics, Early Intervention, Perinatal High Risk Management/Infant Services System, and STD/HIV. Public Health Social Workers are found in county health departments, MSDH administrative offices, and community agencies.

Services and Activities

Public health social workers perform a variety of services and activities in the community. Working through various MSDH programs, they provide supporting services for mothers and children, couples planning a family, and people living with HIV. They also help:

MSDH Programs that use Public Health Social Workers

For more information about public health social workers or any of the programs above, contact the county health department near you.

For more information about Maternal and Child Health Programs and the MCH Block Grant, call 1-800-721-7222.

Your input is important. We want to hear from you about maternal and child health needs, the MCH Block Grant, and programs in Mississippi. Take a moment to share your comments, ideas and concerns with us.

Links referenced
More about public health social workers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/42,0,167,61,html
First Steps (Early Intervention)    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,74,html
Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,106,html
Genetics    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,101,html
HIV/STD    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,150,html
Family Planning    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/42,0,107,html
Child Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,170,html
County health department locations    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Send us a message online    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/41,0,375.html

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