Health Department

Babies First!


BAKER COUNTY'S PUBLIC HEALTH
NURSE HOME VISITING PROGRAM
Babies First! is a nurse home visiting program for families with babies and young children up to age 5.
The goal of Babies First! is to help families make sure that their babies are healthy as they grow and learn.

A NURSE WILL VISIT YOU AND YOUR BABY AT HOME AND CAN:
  • Weigh your baby
  • Help with breastfeeding
  • Check to make sure your child is learning and growing, as they should
  • Help you keep your child's teeth and smile healthy
  • Offer information about what to expect as your child grows and develops
  • Help you build a happy, loving, and fun relationship between you and your child
  • Answer questions about keeping yourself and your child healthy and help you know when to see the doctor
  • Help you recognize what your child is telling you before he/she can talk
  • Help you make your home safe for your child
  • Work with you to solve problems that affect your family's health
  • Help you get health care and/or apply for the Oregon Health Plan
  • Refer you to other services you might need


To find out more, contact Baker County Health Department:

Alicia Hills, RN
ahills@bakercounty.org



3330 Pocahontas Road
Baker City, OR 97814

Phone: (541) 523-8211
Fax: (541) 523-8242
TTY: 1-800-735-2900

Baker County Health Department (BCHD) is available to all, that no individual is excluded from participation, denied benefits, or subject to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion, culture and/or financial status.