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Opens in new window Safety-Net Dental Facilities in NC – List of non-profit dental facilities providing services for low income people. Facilities are listed by county.  Call the facilities for more information; some clinics can see patients who live outside the county lines.

Opens in new window NC Health Info - Links to a variety of health services in communities across the state.

Opens in new window NC Association of Free Clinics - Links to many of the free clinics and pharmacies across the state.

Opens in new window North Carolina Division of Public Health, Women's & Children's Health Section - State agency that works to promote Health Check and NC Health Choice as part of its mission to assure, promote and protect the health and development of infants, children and youth.

Opens in new window North Carolina Division of Social Services - State agency responsible for determining Health Check (Medicaid)/ NC Health Choice eligibility. Visit this Web site to find your
Opens in new window county's DSS office. The Division of Social Services is dedicated to assisting and providing opportunities for individuals and families in need of basic economic support and services to become self-supporting and self reliant.

Opens in new window North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance - Manages Medicaid and NC Health Choice for Children for the state of North Carolina.

Opens in new window NC Health Choice for Children Web site (maintained by the Division of Medical Assistance) has additional information about NC Health Choice. The Web site includes the state plan for Title XXI, the benefits available to Special Needs children, and FAQs for healthcare providers.


HEALTHYCHILDREN.ORG a new parenting Web site from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  The site includes general information related to child health plus more specific guidance on parenting issues and is promoted as "the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults." 

Opens in new window American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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