Public Health Programs

Public Health Programs

With over 20 programs, Del Norte County Public Health provides services to pregnant women, infants, children, teens, mothers, families, and communities.

    The local public health department protects the health of the community         through the prevention, early diagnosis, and appropriate management of         communicable diseases and conditions.

    The Public Health Clinic provides TB skin testing and reading services as        well as adult immunizations. Childhood immunizations are available for             children who are uninsured or underinsured.

    A free home visiting program that provides first time pregnant mothers             with a nurse to provide support as mothers prepare for the new                        challenges of motherhood.  

    Focusing on addressing the burden of oral disease in Del Norte County,         OHP is developing strategies to increase access to dental care and                 implementing policies to increase behaviors that protect dental health.

    Prevention Programs offer a programs directed at preventing drug and            alcohol use and mental health crises in youth and teaches skills to build            protective factors. 

    Public Health Nursing programs offer a variety of services to promote            healthy behaviors in our community--maternal and family health, children in     foster care, children with special health needs, and more. 

    SNAP-Ed provides nutrition and obesity education with the goal of                    increasing fruit and vegetable consumption, increasing physical activity            levels, and increasing food securing and preventing diet-related chronic            diseases. 

    With an overall goal of reducing involuntary exposure to secondhand smoke     and educating the public on the dangers of tobacco use, TUPP focuses on     creating changes in the community that support tobacco-free environments.
Heather Snow

Public Health Branch

Del Norte County 
Department of Health & Human Services
Public Health Branch

400 L Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Phone: (707) 464-0861
Fax: (707) 465-6701

Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm