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Belfast Public Health Nursing

Belfast Public Health Nursing Association is a 501©(3) private non-profit organization supported by Waldo County General Hospital, The City of Belfast, and through the generous donations of local agencies and community members. We have been providing health care and other critical support services to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community for over one hundred years.

Contact Us

To speak with a Belfast Public Health Nurse about any of our services, please call 207-505-4940. 

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.

  • 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.
  • Prevents infectious disease from spreading through education, providing treatment, holding community immunization clinics, and monitoring outbreaks.
  • Organize blood drives, health screenings, blood pressure clinics and health fairs.
  • Educate the community about environmental issues such as unsafe lead levels, safe drinking water or pests.
  • 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.

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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