Public Health Nursing

To make a referral to any Public Health Nursing service or to speak to a Public Health Nurse, call (714) 834-7747 or download a referral form and fax to (714) 834-7780.

Online referrals are not currently available.


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


Infant / Child


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Emergency Response (ER)
Foster Care
High-Risk Infants (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)


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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.

Page Last Updated: February 21, 2019