Family Resource Network
Mineral County

Children's Health Services

Children’s Health Services


Dentistry:

Children’s Dentistry Project…………………………………………………………………….. (800)642-9704

 Local Contact…………………………………………...........…………….. (304)356-4423

350 Capitol Street, Rm 42

Charleston, WV 25301-3714

Website: www.wvdhhr.org/mcfh/ICAH/oralhealthprogram.asp


Services Provided:

The Children’s Dentistry Project works in concert with other OMCFH children’s programs, Head Start, Public Schools, Local Health Departments, Community Health Centers and others to promote dental health services as an integral part of preventive, primary health services and to encourage proper self-care through:

  • Providing oral health education in public schools in 55 counties through contracts with community-based organizations and individuals
  • Supplying oral health instructional modules for teaching grades K-9 within the public school system
  • Supplying fluoride drops and tablets and water test kits for distribution through local health departments
  • Working with the OMCFH/Health Check Program to encourage medical practitioners to refer Medicaid-eligible children for dental services.
  • Assists local communities in establishing school-based dental services
  • Supplies oral hygiene supplies and education materials to organizations in all 55 counties.


Hearing:

KIDS First: HEARING Services…………………………………………………………………... (800)642-9704

For Questions Call……………………………………….……………..... (304)558-5388

Website: www.dhhr.org/birth23/files/kidsfirst.pdf


Services Provided:

To assure West Virginia’s Children are healthy and ready to learn. To provide hearing aid services and supplies for children ages 3, 4, 5, or 6 years who lack insurance coverage for this benefit. Ineligible are children who have Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance, or those children who have commercial coverage that includes this benefit.


SKI*HI Program…………………………………………………..…........... (304)822-4843  Ext…………………………………………………………...…………….. (304)822-4837

Outreach Office, Elementary School for the Deaf

301 E Main Street

Romney, WV 26757


Services Provided:

A home based program for children 0-5 with mild to profound hearing loss which provides in home pre-school parent education that focuses on communication, language development, and speech and auditory training.


WV Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing……………….……. (304)558-1675

405 Capital St, Suite 800

Charleston, WV 25305

Website: www.wvdhhr.org/wvcdhh


Services Provided:

- Provides information and referrals/services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals of all ages. Provides information and resources to providers.


Pediatricians, Clinics & Other Services:

Children’s Medical Group…………………………………….………… (301)724-7616

500 Green Street

Cumberland, MD 21502


Dr. Bilal Itani………………………...………………..……………..…….. (304)788-0202

233 S Mineral Street STE 1

Keyser, WV 26726


Dr. William Castello (Pediatric Cardiologist)……………………..…….. (304)293-7036

PO Box 9214

Morgantown, WV 26507


Hampshire Rural Pediatrics…………………………………………..…. (304)822-7958

Dr. Abdu R Chowdhury

549 Center Avenue


Maternal and Child Health………………………………....……...…….. (800)642-8522

350 Capital Street, Room 427

Charlestown, WV


Menchaves Pediatrics………………………………………………...…. (301)777-2722

915 Bishop Walsh Road

Cumberland, MD 21502


Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital………………………………………….. (412)692-5325

4401 Penn Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15224


Well Spring Family Medicine………………………………….………... (301)334-7855

Dr. Ken Buczynski

311 North 4th Street, Suite 1

Oakland, MD 21550


Winchester Pediatric Clinic…………………………………..……….. (540)667-1727

190 Campus Boulevard, Suite 400

Winchester, WV 22601


WV CHIP………………………………………...………………….….. (304)788-6462


WV Immunization Program for Children………………….…………. (304)558-2188


Vision:


Infant SEE…………………………………………………....………. (888)396-3937

Local Provider………………………………………...........……………. (304)788-5961

Dr. Terry Mongold

1405 Chandell Street

Keyser, WV 26726-2012

Website: www.infantsee.org


Services Provided:

This is a no cost public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants (6-12 months of age) nationwide supported by the American Optometric Association in partnership with The Vision Care Institute of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Participating optometrists will provide a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment to infants in their first year of life, offering early detection of potential eye and vision problems at no cost regardless of income.

*Call 800 Number for Eligibility Purposes

Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan…………………………….... (888)290-4964


Local Providers:

                Mountain State Eye Center………………....……..............…… (304)788-7800

                Rte 220 Polish Pines Complex

                Keyser, WV 26726

                Frostburg Vision Center………………………………………………………………....... (301)689-1000

               155 E Main Street

                Frostburg, MD 21532

               Shawn A. Rinker………………………………….....…………... (301)722-4757

               50 Greene Street

               Cumberland, MD 21502

Website: www.sightforstudents.org


Services Provided:

This program provides eye exams and glasses to children 18 years and younger whose families cannot afford vision care.

VISION USA………………………………..........……………………….. (800)766-4466

Services Provided:

The American Optometric Association provides free eye exams to uninsured, low income individuals