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The Community Health Program consists of Registered Nurses who provide a wide range of nursing services in a variety of settings to Worcester County residents of all ages. Community Health Nurses assess, support, educate, and encourage individuals to be independent in meeting their care needs within a self-care framework. Care also focuses on disease prevention, treatment referrals, and education on personal and family emergency preparedness. The goal of nursing services is to work with individuals and families to achieve an optimal level of well being.


 

Services

Services provided under Community Health include:

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 12:25
 

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