What is the HUGS program?
HUGS is a home-based care coordination program developed by the Tennessee Department of Health. The home visiting staff follows prenatal/postpartum women, children through 5 years of age and the parent/guardian of the client referred to the program.

For those that have experienced the loss of a child less than 2 years old (due to SIDS, prematurity, Etc.) grief counseling is provided. Families must live in Memphis and Shelby County.

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1. How does a family receive information for an infant safe sleep environment?
2. Where can I get breastfeeding support?
3. What is the HUGS program?
4. Is there a fee for HUGS services?
5. Who provides the HUGS services?
6. Where is lead most commonly found?
7. My child was born with special health care needs. Where can I find assistance and information?
8. Why do I need to have my child tested for Newborn Screening?
9. What is FIMR?