Nurse of the Day Information and Referral Service
A FREE health information service available by telephone or email to the public. Public health nurses are available to respond to your message Monday through Friday to answer questions and give counseling about health problems and provide health education and teaching on a variety of topics.
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Telephone messages and emails are usually returned within one business day.
There is NO walk-in service for Nurse of the Day.
Public Health Nurses are registered nurses who have extra training, education, and certification in public health and community nursing. However, the Nurse of the Day cannot evaluate medical problems over the phone so you are advised to consult with your medical provider for all your health concerns.
- Provide health information and guidance on a variety of topics
- Referrals for public health nursing home visits
- Referrals to medical, dental and other providers
- Assistance and referrals for medical and dental insurance
- Provide resource information about community programs and services such as:
-Emergency food programs
-Mental health resources
-Drug and alcohol programs
PLEASE NOTE: When you call, you must leave a message so that the Nurse of the Day can return your call. Be sure to include your phone number along with the best times to reach you, when leaving your phone message, and when sending an email message, for the Nurse of the Day.
A to Z Public Health Services
Who is the program for? Residents of Berkeley
Cost for Services: FREE
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Japanese, Amharic
Berkeley Public Health Clinic
Berkeley Mental Health
Housing & Community Services
2-1-1 Phone Service: http://www.edenir.org/ Clicking this link will take you to Eden I & R 2-1-1 services. City of Berkeley supports the 2-1-1 Information and Referral Line to help people find affordable housing and critical social services in Berkeley and in Alameda County.