Public Health Nursing

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    Taxonomy Code: JP-6600

    Programs that protect and improve the health of the community through the use of public health nurses whose services are available through departments of public health, schools and voluntary agencies, typically in connection with medical programs supervised by physicians. Activities may include home visits to provide nursing under medical supervision for acutely ill patients and people who are chronically ill; outreach to populations who may not seek out health care through a traditional medical facility; support for physicians in public health clinics and disease detection programs; first aid and screening programs for school children; nutrition counseling; family planning information and a wide range of health education and prevention programs for the community at large which deal with personal health practices that can help to prevent illness.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Child Lead Program - Pueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentProvides public health nurse follow-up on children with elevated blood lead levels including education on: - sources of lead - wet mopping and dusting - frequent hand washing - nutrition - need for medical follow-up Nurses will conduct an environmental and developmental history and provide referrals to other agencies.Pueblo CountyPueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentPueblo Department of Public Health and Environment
    Communicable Disease Control - Pueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentProvides the following communicable disease related services: - investigation, surveillance, and epidemiology - education, referral, and public health nurse follow-up of cases - case reporting - consultation and resources for physicians, hospitals, health care providers, day care and the general publicPueblo CountyPueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentPueblo Department of Public Health and Environment
    Dolores County Public HealthPublic Health department serving citizens of Dolores County. Services offered: - Emergency Preparedness - HCP for Children with Special Needs - Immunizations - Prevention Services and Education - Communicable Disease Investigation and Information - Public Health Education - Vital Records - WIC (Women, Infant's and Children Nutritional Program) - School Health - Referrals for Nurse Family Partnership, Young Parents Program, and Safe Care - Reach Out and Read - And moreDolores County425 North Main, Dove Creek - Dolores County Public HealthDolores County Public Health
    Public Health Nursing - Clear Creek County Department of Public HealthProvides health screenings, vaccination clinics and maternal/child programs. In addition, they provide home health assessments for referrals to home health services, and the reporting of communicable diseases. When necessary, referrals are provided to the Human Services Department for payment assistance, CHP+, Medicaid, SNAP, case management and other services.Clear Creek CountyClear Creek County Department of Public HealthClear Creek County Department of Public Health

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