Back to search

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

South Calgary Health Centre

Address
31 Sunpark Plaza SE
Calgary, Alberta
T2X 3W5
Telephone
403-943-9572
Fax
403-943-9147
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Parking: 5 hours free

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 information.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations