Please click here to download the Children 1st Screening and Referral form from our website. My e-mail to you is blocked when I add it as an attachment.  Below are the steps to submitting the form.

  1. Complete the Children 1st Screening and Referral Form
  2. Visit the Maternal and Child Health Coordinator Locator online at https://sendss.state.ga.us/sendss/!mch.coord_search
  3. Enter in the child’s zip code OR County
  4. Enter a check mark besides the Children 1st box and select “Search for Locations”
  5. Fax the Children 1st Screening and Referral form and other supporting documents to the first Children 1st Coordinator listed under results

Note: Please submit any supporting documentation including the Ages and Stages Questionnaires, 3rd Edition (https://agesandstages.com/); Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised with Follow-up (MCHAT-R/F) https://mchatscreen.com/; Hospital Discharge Summary/Medical Records Summary (if applicable) with the Children 1st Screening and Referral form.

Out of the Mouths of Babes – How Family Physicians Can Ease the Child Dental Crisis in Georgia

A family physician or pediatrician typically sees a child and their family about 13 times for routine checkups and vaccinations.  Each of these visits presents an opportunity for you and your clinical staff to review risk factors for oral disease.

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Public Health Spotlight – Oral Health Impacts Overall Health and Quality of Life: Why Medical Providers Should Invest in Oral Health
Oral health is an essential and integral component of a person’s health throughout his or her life1 especially for school-aged children. Poor oral health and untreated infections can negatively impact the quality of life for school-aged children. Both the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the National Education Association cite research showing American children miss 52 million hours of school each year due to oral health issues.

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Past Webinars: 

Out of the Mouths of Babes – How Family Physicians Can Ease the Child Dental Crisis in Georgia

Wed, May 31, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

View Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1873115196169259267 


Additional Education For Providers: 

AAFP Partnerships for Oral Health
Oral Health Coalition
Special Care Dentistry Association
Georgia Dental Association 
Anticipatory Guidance to Share with Parents of Infants