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Community Health Nursing – Western Health

Region(s): Western

Category(s): Health


Community health nurses delivers public health services for people of all ages in private homes, clinics, schools and other community sites. Programs inform, assess, educate and support individuals in the community and offer screening, referrals, and follow-up services. Services include Child Health Care such as childhood immunizations, vision/hearing screening, developmental screening and education sessions on nutrition, dental, smoking, childbirth, prenatal/postnatal education, reproductive and sexual health. Community health nurses provides breastfeeding education to students, prenatal and postnatal clients as well as providing Communicable Disease programs to help reduce the amount of contagious diseases in the community (such as chicken pox, measles, influenza, meningitis, head lice, scabies and HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases).
Phone: Contact your local Community Health Nurse or Clinic

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