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Health Services - Home Visiting Program


Our Home Visiting Team consists of nurses, social workers and nutritionists who provide information and referrals on a wide variety of subjects to all families in our community.

 

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Pregnant Women

Registered nurses, social workers and dietitians provide a visitation program designed to fit individual family needs:

Birth And Beyond - prenatal classes

 

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Newborns

Newborns are fascinating people. The nurse helps the family discover all the wonderful things the new baby is able to do, and information about caring for a new baby.  She can also answer questions about  sleeping, crying, feeding, and loving the new member of the family.

Breastfeeding

Effects of second hand smoke

 

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Mothers

If you are a parent of a child, you are invited to participate in our Follow Me program.  Registered nurses, social workers and dietitians provide visits where it is convenient for you.  We have information about:

Just In Time - Parenting and development for each age; America's Research-based Learning Network.

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Children

As the baby grows, the nurse provides regular screenings that help parents identify how their child is growing. The home visitor provides:

Childhood immunizations

Effects of second hand smoke

 

 

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Scheduling a home visit

If you are:

  • pregnant
  • a family with an infant or small children
  • or have a child with special needs

you can schedule a home visit with a pregnancy, child or nutrition expert.

 


To schedule a home visit 
call 258-4298

 

More resources

Internet crime safety

Protecting children at home and online

Preventing accidental drug overdoses in children - CDC

 

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