The Public Health Nurse's responsibilities are based on laws, regulations, and good practice. The Public Health Nurse provides clinical evaluation, case management, epidemiology, and health education, skills essential in helping to protect the health of Northampton.
Conduct communicable disease investigation, surveillance and control
Organize and conduct immunization clinics for influenza
Oversee the Tuberculosis Program
Provide means for vaccinations directed by the immunization schedule and guidelines
Provide education and consultation to individuals, health care providers, and other agencies
Services for vaccination and TB skin testing are provided by appointment and can be scheduled by calling the Health Department Office at (413) 587-1214 or the Public Health Nurse at (413) 587-1216.