Public Health Nursing Program

Our Location: 1221 Fulton Street, Fresno CA 93721First5FresnoCounty Logo.png
Mailing: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3330
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Public Health Nursing Program FAQs

What is the Public Health Nursing Program?

The Public Health Nursing Program provides free and voluntary, short-term home visitation services to children 0-17 years, including children ages 0-5 in childcare, with concerning developmental and/or behavioral concerns and pregnant women of any gestational age. Clients receive one on one support by a Public Health Nurse, assessments and screenings, education on various health topics, as well as referrals to community resources.  

Services are made available to Fresno County residents.


How does the program help families?

Benefits of the Public Health Nursing Program can include: 

  • Promote healthy pregnancies
  • Improves birth outcomes
  • Boost child language and cognitive development
  • Lessen maternal depression and stress
  • Decrease re-hospitalizations
  • Prevent maltreatment
  • Reduce need for special education services in K-12 system

How do I enroll in the Public Health Nursing Program?

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