Public Health Postnatal Services

Alberta Health Services - Central Zone

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)
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,
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes - Elevators available across from the entrance
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 29, 2023
Ralph Klein Centre; 4500 50 Street
Olds, AB, T4H 1R6

Main entrance in the Ralph Klien Centre, past the Arts Building

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Hours of Operation
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Closed from 12:00pm to 1:00pm for lunch