Public Health Nursing

Adult

photo - three adults

Comprehensive Health Assessment Team-Homeless (CHAT-H)
Senior Health Outreach and Prevention Program (SHOPP)

 

Infant / Child

 

photo - infant Early Childhood System of Care (ECSOC)
Emergency Response (ER)
Foster Care
High Risk Infanats (MHRN)
Public Health Nursing (PHN)

Pregnant / Parenting

photo: pregnant woman and girl Assessment and Coordination Team (ACT)
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
Public Health Nursing (PHN)

Teen

photo -teens Child Abuse Services Team (CAST)
Emergency Response (ER)
Foster Care
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
Public Health Nursing (PHN)

Public health nurses provide nursing services in the home and community, including case management, client advocacy, community resource information and assistance with accessing health care. Services are provided to all residents of Orange County who meet the criteria regardless of financial status. Nurses in the Public Health Nursing Division provide services in a variety of programs that target specific populations and/or health needs.

The Public Health Nurse is a professional registered nurse who has a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a public health nursing certificate with an emphasis in community health.