New Baby program


Public health new baby home visits are available to all families with newborn babies in Douglas County. Public health nurses can help answer questions and provide education about infant health, care, and safety. These visits are free of charge. 

For more information, call 715-395-1304 and ask to speak with the Intake Nurse.

Services Provided

Public health new baby home visits may include the following:

  • Infant growth and development topics such as safe sleep, breast and/or formula feeding, infant hygiene, home safety, immunizations, and child development.
  • Newborn weight checks and general physical assessment
  • Provide resources and referrals as requested
  • Information and education on postpartum health