Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH)



MCAH provides Mariposa County women, children and families’ assistance in accessing care; providing education to insure healthy living; and referrals to county resources.


  • Smart Start is a free program for eligible pregnant woman and families with children up to 5 years old. A registered nurse will visit your home to provide information on many topics and answer your questions.
  • Hemoglobin testing available to children in the WIC Program, call us to schedule your appointment.
  • Referrals available for Mariposa First 5 Dental Program to eligible children.


Services are provided free to all eligible families. Participation is voluntary.


Health Topics

The benefits of healthy eating add up over time.  Start simply by checking out  MyPlate and learn more about how you can make every bite count at the MyPlate website.