Clinton

611 North 2nd Street, Clinton, IA, USA

Phone 5632427165 | Fax 5632427197


Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), a maternal and early childhood health program, fosters long-term success for first-time moms, their babies and society. NFP's program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families.

Services:

  • Home visits from pregnancy up through the child's second birthday
  • Help parents develop plans for the future, including pregnancies, education, and work
  • Teach parents to provide responsible and competent care for child
  • Provide education on prenatal care, healthy eating, exercising, and quitting smoking
  • Preparation for delivery

Eligibility:

  • First-time mother
  • Meets income requirements
  • Enroll during 1st trimester of pregnancy
  • Lives in Polk county

Intake Process:

Call for intake information.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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Public Health nurses provides skilled nursing care, information on healthy lifestyle practices, and encourages changes for better health. This service is available to every citizen (of all ages) and is provided locally in every county. Skilled nursing services are provided by professional staff or associated paraprofessionals. The service available varies by county. Public Health Nurses also provide information and assistance to link families with local community resources for health and social needs.

Services:

Public Health nursing services vary by county and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pediatric home care
  • Immunizations (direct or referral)
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapies
  • Health teaching
  • Nutrition counseling and teaching
  • Initial newborn visit
  • Family support home visiting
  • Postpartum visits
  • STI testing & treatment

Intake Process:

Contact the local office to learn more and schedule an appointment.

Hours:

Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

Self Pay, Sliding Scale, No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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