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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

Public Health Nursing & Case Management

Public Health Nurses are Registered Nurses who have additional training and certification to work in the community and the field of public health.  They assist individuals and families in Berkeley with health-related needs through home-based case management services.




Public Health Nurses visit Berkeley residents and families in their home or another convenient location to provide:publichealthnursing

Nursing case management

  • Comprehensive assessment of the health and wellbeing of both the individual client or family, and the community;
  • Developing a plan to assist the clients with identifying and addressing health needs;
  • Health education and counseling to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle;
  • Assist with urgent concerns that are impacting health;
  • Linking clients with needed health and social services;
  • Assistance with accessing and coordianting needed services that the client may have difficulty managing alone.

Support and links to resources to improve health outcomes and acheive health equity

  • Culturally appropriate prenatal and pediatric care
  • Healthy pregnancy
  • Postpartum and newborn assessements
  • Breastfeeding support
  • A healthy start for all children
  • Pediatric developmental screening
  • Linkage to pediatric services & needed community services
  • Self care for chronic health conditions
  • Stable and safe housing
  • Independence and security for healthy aging

Communicable Disease Investigation and Surveillance

  • Case management and directly observed therapy for individuals with tuberculosis
  • Public health management to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP/ EPSDT preventive services)   

  • Assistance with obtaining health insurance for low income residents and immigrants up to 21 years of age
  • Assistance in finding medical and dental providers
  • Assistance for families with medical follow-up and coordination of pediatric care
  • Assistance with getting children treated for identified health problems
  • Assistance in overcoming barriers to health care services

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Case Management 

  • Coordination with pediatricians to assure routine testing for children at risk and follow-up for children with lead poisoning
  • Assessment of home environment to determine source of exposure to lead

Emergency Preparedness

  • Participation in city-wide efforts to respond to emergencies and disasters

Nurse of the Day Information and Referral Services

  • Telephone nursing consultation for a variety of health needs

Health Care and Services for the Homeless 

  • Health assessment, health education and referral services
  • Health focused case management services as needed

HIV Surveillance

  • Confidential case record reviews at medical provider and laboratory sites 

Who is the program for?  Residents of Berkeley

Cost for Services:  Based on ability to pay.  Certain income qualifications apply for some services.

Languages Spoken:  English, Spanish, Japanese, Amharic.  Interpretation is available for many others.


PLEASE NOTE:  There are NO walk-in services for Public Health Nursing

City of Berkeley Public Health Division
1947 Center Street, Second Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
Map to Public Health Division

510-981-5300 (Phone)  
510-981-5354 (Fax)  
510-981-6903 (TDD)

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 5:00 PM






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