Family Connects Central Oregon

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Family Connects Central Oregon provides Public Health Nurse home visits to families in Central Oregon who are welcoming a new baby.  A visit is scheduled between birth and your first doctor’s visit and assesses mom and baby health, answers questions you may have and provides connection to resources.

Visits are provided at no cost to families and are a continuation of your medical care.

An Introduction to Family Connects for Families

Family Connects Eligibility

Family Connects will be available to all new families in Central Oregon enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan within Crook, Jefferson counties, and in the communities of La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver and selected areas of Bend (zip codes 97701 and 97703) in Deschutes County.

An Introduction to Family Connects for Providers

Meet the Central Oregon Family Connects Team

Joie Stephens, RN, BSN Maternal & Child Health Nurse Team Lead | Experience: Acute Care, Clinical Education

Jennifer Coffman, RN | Experience: PH Nurse

Regina Sanchez, Community Health Worker

Toni Whitehead, RN, BSN, IBCLC  FC Supervisor  | Experience: Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), PH Nurse

Megan Barrett, RN, BSN | Experience: Pediatric Nurse, School Nurse, PH Nurse

Holly VanLoo, RN, BSN | Experience: Hospice Nurse, School Nurse, PH Nurse

Erica Moser, CHW Perinatal Care Coordinator | Experience: Perinatal Care Coordination

Theresa Reiter, CHW Perinatal Care Coordinator | Experience: Perinatal Care Coordination

Erin Hoar, CHW Perinatal Care Coordinator | Experience: Perinatal Care Coordination

Ethan Laing, Admin Support | Experience: Admin Support Specialist

Barbara Ibrahim, RN, BSN, IBCLC, IMH-E® FC Supervisor | Experience: Infant Family Specialist, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), School Nurse, PH Nurse

Beth Ann Beamer, RN, BSN | Experience: Labor/Delivery Nurse, Trauma Informed Trainer, PH Nurse

Natalie Chavez, CHW Perinatal Care Educator | Experience: Community Health Worker, Perinatal Care Educator

Early Learning Hub/HDESD

Paola Zorrilla Soto, Community Alignment Specialist | Experience: Outreach Experience with Migrant Population

Brenda Comini, Director

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Paola Zorrilla Soto, Early Learning Hub/Community Alignment Specialist

541-693-5673 |

Un proyecto del Early Learning Hub de Oregon Central