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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Prenatal Care Guidance Program

PCG strives to promote the health of pregnant women and their babies, improve birth outcomes, strengthen parent-child bonding and infant development and create a healthy environment for the entire family.

Prenatal Care Guidance (PCG) provides education, support, and resources to pregnant women and their families.

Man and woman couple holding a small baby girl in a pink dress, the family is sitting down in a field of grass.

Who is Eligible for PCG?

PCG serves low-income, Medi-Cal-eligible pregnant women and their babies who reside in Imperial County. Women must be pregnant at the time of referral.

What Services Does PCG Provide?

The Perinatal Services Coordinator builds a relationship with new mothers and families to:

  • Assist women and their children in gaining access to health coverage and health care
  • Promote women's health before, during, and between pregnancies
  • Support parents to nurture and bond with their babies
  • Strengthen parents' understanding and ability to support the development of their babies
  • Link families to appropriate resources and services

All services are free and provided in English and Spanish.

For additional information you may call:

Kitty lee Gay, RN
Perinatal Services Coordinator
935 Broadway St., El Centro, CA 92243
(442) 265-1896
Fax (442) 265-1480
kittygay@co.imperial.ca.us