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Regional Community-Based Services., Public Health Nursing

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Regional Community-Based Services., Public Health Nursing

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System

Provides health education and counseling, advice, tuberculosis and blood pressure screening and pregnancy testing.

Description:

Provides education and counseling in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth and infant care, infant stimulation techniques for children with developmental delays and support to parents of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) children. Initiates epidemiological investigations for most reportable communicable diseases and monitors medication regimes for tuberculosis patients. Assesses health difficulties of all age groups, provides nursing intervention and appropriate referrals. Home visits available when necessary. Offers health counseling, referrals and advice, blood pressure screening, pregnancy testing, alternative test site for HIV and tuberculosis screening. Offers childbirth and infant care classes in Spanish. Services are provided at various clinics: - San Jose, 1989 McKee Road - San Jose, 614 Tully Road - San Jose, 976 Lenzen Avenue - San Jose, 720 Empey Way - Sunnyvale, 660 South Fair Oaks Avenue.

Location

Public Transit:

Varies according to location.
976 Lenzen Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95126 37.3345614 -121.9117532 Other

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

Vary according to service. Most services free. Cash and checks accepted.

Audience:

At-risk and high health risk persons

Eligibility:

At-risk and high health risk, birth through elderly

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone. Appointment necessary for some services.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County