Public Health Postnatal Services

Alberta Health Services - Central Zone


Description
Public health nurses provide support and health assessments to mothers, newborns and their families.

Services are offered to parents who:

  • have been discharged with their baby
  • have been discharged while their baby is still in the hospital
  • are adopting
  • have chosen adoption for their baby
  • had a stillborn baby
  • are dealing with loss due to a neonatal (newborn) death

Public health nurses contact families within 48 hours after discharge from the hospital. Services are offered according to the situation and discussion with the family and may include health assessments of the newborn, mother and family; information about what to expect and when to seek medical attention; feeding support and referrals to community services.


Key Provider: registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
Yes, Parent who delivered a baby and / or experienced perinatal loss. Parent(s) with babies from birth to 2 months.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, If you have not been contacted by a public health nurse within 48 hours after discharge, phone your local Community Health Centre. Contact the Community Health Centre for information and support.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-679-2980
Fax
780-679-2999
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Free parking
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 29, 2023
Address
5510 46 Avenue
Camrose, AB, T4V 4P8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for Lunch.