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Programs & Services


Newborn Jaundice Screening Program

Testing for newborn jaundice in both acute care and public health sites.

This program provides comprehensive screening for jaundice in the newborn in both hospital and community locations in Calgary. Identifying babies early and reliably provides a high level of safety for newborn infants and reassurance and convenience for parents.

As part of this program nurses in the hospital and community use a device called a Transcutaneous Jaundice Meter to measures how yellow the baby is. This device uses a flash of light and the procedure is accurate, safe, quick and painless. If the reading on the device is high, a blood test will be done.

Contact Details

North Hill Community Health Centre

Location Info
North Hill Community Health Centre
Address
1527 19 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2K2
Telephone
403-944-7400
Fax
403-282-0399
Hours of Operation
Note

Open Monday - Sunday, by appointment only.

Access
Service Providers May Include
licensed practical nurses(LPNs), registered nurses(RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral guidelines and referral forms.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations