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Oct 26, 2022

Senior Resource Spotlight: Easton Public Health Nurse

Written By: Home Instead Easton, MA
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Here at Home Instead, we are committed to providing the absolute best home care in Easton, MA we possibly can. Part of achieving that end is to provide our seniors the best resources available to thrive. One resource in Easton is the Public Health Nurse.

In Massachusetts, every town's Department of Health generally includes a Public Health Nurse. The Town Nurse is available, free of charge, to any resident of the town regardless of age or income. Public Health Nursing is defined as the practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences (American Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section,1996). Public Health Nursing practice focuses on population health, with the goal of promoting health, and preventing disease and disability, through skilled community assessment, education & health screenings.

In Easton, the Public Health Nurse is Kristina Flanagan, MSN, APRN. Kristina Flanagan is a Nurse Practitioner with over 19 years of diverse experiences. She can be reached via the Board of Health, Phone: 508-230-0620 or via Fax: 508-230-0629.