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School-based programs for adolescents
Juvenile corrections facilities

Oakland County Children's Village
Program name: Oakland County Children's Village
Population served: Adolescents in juvenile detention, schools and runaway shelter
Eligibility: Any adolescent in the screening sites
Region served: Oakland County, Michigan
Funding: Michigan Department of Community Health
Program started: December 2000
Number of clients: As of October 9, 2006, 7,250 adolescents have been screened since the program started in December 2000
Contact: Pam Chura, RN, BSN
Oakland County Children’s Village
1200 N. Telegraph
Dept. 444
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: (248) 858-1634
Fax: (248) 858-4943
Email: churap@oakgov.com
Website: None
Description:

Urine based screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia is offered to adolescents at community sites within Oakland County. Clients also complete a questionnaire on sexual activity and receive risk reduction education. Immunization history is reviewed on adolescents at the school clinics and juvenile detention center. The hepatitis B series is completed if time allows. Adolescents are released with an immunization record. Recently, immunizations have been entered into the state system. As of September 30, 2007 9,250 adolescents and young adults have been screened through our project.


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