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.

Virtual Services

Nurse Home Visiting services are being offered virtually. New clients are being accepted.

Referral form

Please fill out all applicable fields and click submit. Or you can print the form and fax it to 503-655-8388.  If you have supporting documents or chart notes they can be emailed to homevisitingnurse@clackamas.us or faxed as well.

COVID-19 Requirements

Clackamas County Public Health Home Visiting Program requests that all eligible persons that will be in client’s home at time of visit be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If not, telehealth visits will be offered as an accommodation.

All individuals older than 2 years old are expected to wear face coverings during in-person visits.

If anyone is sick, please notify the program at 503-742-5358 or homevisitingnurse@clackamas.us to have the appointment rescheduled.

Services

  • 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.