Public Health Department
80 State Highway 310, Suite #2
Canton, New York 13617-1476

Public Health Director
Dana Olzenak McGuire, PT, PhD

Ph: (315) 386-2325
Fx: (315) 386-2203

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm


St. Lawrence County Public Health Department


Child Find Program


Program Goal
Provides developmental assessments of children age birth to three.  Educate parents regarding child developmental stages.  Referrals made to other providers as needed.

Children age birth to 3 years meeting the following criteria:

  • premature
  • birth weight at or below 3 lbs. 5 oz.
  • spent 10 days or more in a neonatal special care unit
  • mother is less than 16 years of age
  • has a diagnosed health problem that might affect development
  • parent or doctor suspects a potential for slow development

A Denver Screening test is performed in the home.  Questionnaires addressing motor skills, language skills, problem solving and social development of your child are periodically sent to parents.

Contact the Child Find Program at (315) 386-2325

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