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Public Health


Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing: serving to promote and improve the health status and well-being of the Kewa Community.

Public Health Nurses work with individuals, families and the community to promote healthy living and prevent illness and injury.

We teach and encourage self-care and support community members with achieving their health goals.

Our goal is to assist individuals, families and the community to live well and be well.

A man getting vaccinated


  • Immunizations

  • Medication Management

  • Case Management

  • Health Education

  • Prevention Activities

  • Health Fairs

  • Diabetes Education

  • Communicable Disease

  • Newborn Assessment

  • Prenatal & Postpartum Education

  • Breastfeeding Counseling/Support

PHN Population Based Components:
  • School Health

  • Elder Health

  • Community Health Assessment

  • Health Screenings

  • Infectious Disease

  • Immunization Clinics

  • Health Promotion-Disease Prevention

  • Collaboration/partnerships established with Tribal / State / County / City and other programs to maximize resources and services

  • Community and patient advocacy

  • Program management & policy development

  • See your healthcare provider annually, even if you feel healthy.

  • Eat right, be active, and maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Take elders and other family members to healthcare facilities as needed.

  • Stop smoking and limit alcohol intake.

  • Wear your seatbelt and make sure children are in safety seats.

  • Join with others to promote community-wide health activities and campaigns for healthier lifestyles.

  • Form alliances with tribal organizations, schools, youth groups and elders, and traditional healers to advocate for community-friendly health programs.

  • Support health policies and programs that respect tribal values and culture.

Elder woman and her caretaker
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