Public Health Nurses

A Public Health Nurse is a Registered Nurse who works with families to improve their health and assist with finding resources in their community. Visiting occurs in their home at no cost. Services can be offered in all languages. Participation is voluntary and confidential. Call 503-742-5358 for any questions.

Babies First! is a nurse home visiting program for expectant parents with medical or social risk factors, and children ages birth to 5 years old. The nurse comes to the home and does health assessments, health and safety education and connects participants with resources.

Cacoon is a care coordination and case management program for children and youth with special health care needs from birth to 21 years old. The nurse comes to the home and assesses the family’s medical and social needs and helps get recommended evaluation and community services to improve the overall quality of life for the child and family.