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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

Nurse of the Day Information and Referral Service

A FREE health information service available by telephone or email to the public.  Public health nurses are available to respond to your message Monday through Friday to answer questions and give counseling about health problems and provide health education and teaching on a variety of topics.

(510) 981-5300 or (510) 981-6903 (TDD)
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Telephone messages and emails are usually returned within one business day. 
There is NO walk-in service for Nurse of the Day.
Public Health Nurses are registered nurses who have extra training, education, and certification in public health and community nursing.  However, the Nurse of the Day cannot evaluate medical problems over the phone so you are advised to consult with your medical provider for all your health concerns.
  • Provide health information and guidance on a variety of topicsNurse of the Day
  • Referrals for public health nursing home visits
  • Referrals to medical, dental and other providers
  • Assistance and referrals for medical and dental insurance
  • Provide resource information about community programs and services such as:
      -Emergency food programs
      -Support groups
      -Mental health resources
      -Prenatal care
      -Drug and alcohol programs

PLEASE NOTE:  When you call, you must leave a message so that the Nurse of the Day can return your call.  Be sure to include your phone number along with the best times to reach you, when leaving your phone message, and when sending an email message, for the Nurse of the Day.

A to Z Public Health Services

Who is the program for?  Residents of Berkeley

Cost for Services:  FREE

Languages Spoken:  English, Spanish, Japanese, Amharic

Additional Resources

Berkeley Public Health Clinic 

Berkeley Mental Health

Housing & Community Services

2-1-1 Phone Service:   Clicking this link will take you to Eden I & R 2-1-1 services.  City of Berkeley supports the 2-1-1 Information and Referral Line to help people find affordable housing and critical social services in Berkeley and in Alameda County.


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Public Health Division, 1947 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903