Children and youth: Services and initiatives Adolescent oral health service Free dental care is available to teens from Year 9 until their 18th birthday. B4 school check programme The B4 school check programme is a free health and development check for your four year old. Bikes in Schools Programme The Bikes in Schools project helps provide children with regular and equal access to bikes and bike tracks within... Child oral health service Free dental care is available to children from birth to Year 8 through the Community Oral Health Service. Tamariki/childhood immunisation Immunisation is the most effective way to protect your child against serious but preventable diseases. Rangitahi Youth immunisations There are a number of key vaccinations for rangitahi youth including COVID-19, Flu and MMR. Oral health education Oral health educators encourage people to make healthy oral health choices. Safe sleep for babies Every year too many New Zealand babies die suddenly during sleep. Many of these deaths can be prevented. Services and initiatives offered by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service for children and youth. More health services, such as hospital departments, for children and young people can be found under the 'Health Services' menu.