Belfast Public Health Nursing
Belfast Public Health Nursing Association has been providing health care and other critical support services to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community for over one hundred years.
What can Belfast Public Health Nursing do for me?
Here are a few of the things we can do. All services are provided at no cost.
- Help prevent infectious disease from spreading through education, providing treatment, holding community immunization clinics, and monitoring outbreaks.
- Organize blood drives, health screenings, free flu shot clinics, blood pressure clinics and health fairs.
- Share information with the community about a variety of health topics like cessation, obesity risks, nutrition, importance of stress reduction and exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices.
- Work with schools to assist with resource management, food insecurity or oral health care
- Link people to needed health services and assuring the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
- Work with local emergency management agencies and Waldo County General Hospital to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural or man-made disasters, bioterrorism, or disease outbreaks.
- Work with the community as a resource on acute and chronic illness and general needs.
Our staff includes:
Susan Young Dupler, RN Belfast Public Health Nurse/RN Care Mgr
Lisa J Reed, RN Belfast Public Health Nursing Association/Population Health Management Dept Manager
To promote and strengthen the complex health needs of individuals and families through prevention, education, early intervention, and referral for those in the community whose health and social needs are not met by other agencies or programs.
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