1st Five

1st Five is an Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) program to support primary care providers in the early detection of social-emotional delays, developmental delays, and family risk-related factors in Iowa children 0-5 years old. 1st Five is a public-private partnership bridging primary care and public health.

CHSC is working with IDPH to provide assistance to primary care providers in Iowa's 88 1st Five counties. CHSC medical consultants offer peer coaching, educational presentations, and curbside consultations in-person or via technology, at no cost to providers. Medical consultation can be arranged through 1st Five Site Coordinators. CHSC is also collaborating with IDPH to develop effective measurement strategies.

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