AMBULATORY HEALTH EDUCATION

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Resources

To provide the highest-quality health care, the Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) works together with community health agencies, primary care providers, and health department and program at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). Our department appreciates the partnerships of these organizations that offer resources and services for all SCVMC patients. 



Partnerships​

  • Mother Infant Care Center (MICC)

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)

  • Pediatric & Family Medicine

  • Respiratory Care

  • Pulmonary Clinic

  • Pharmacy

  • Primary Care Providers

  • Tobacco-Free Coalition

  • Valley Homeless Healthcare

  • Medical-Legal Partnership Program



Additional Information

2020 Recommended Immunizations for Children (English, Spanish​)​
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention brochures (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)
Chlamydia Screening Flyer (English)



NUTRITION/PHYSICAL ACT​IVITY​

Adult Nutrition Classes at Valley Specialty Center (English)

Double Up Your Food Dollars (English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese)

FREE Nature Walks (English/Spanish)

Healthy Eating for Preschoolers (English, Spanish​)

My Child Plate Planner (English, Spanish​)

ONLINE NUTRITION RESOURCES

Free Healthy Eating Lifestyle Information/Recipes​



PRENATAL

lactation support groups in the community

Free Lactation Support Group & Resources​​​

WIC Breastfeeding Services

WIC Breastfeeding Services - English

WIC Breastfeeding Services - Spanish



QUIT TOBACCO​

Better Breathers Club & Stay Tobacco and Smoke Free support group
For more information and to sign up, please call ​​(408) 885-2075.

The California Smoker’s Helpline at 1 (800) NO-BUTTS (​​1-800-662-8887)
A free telephone counseling, self-help materials, and online help in six languages to help you quit smoking.



RESOURCE GUIDE

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s Patient Resource Guide



HELPFUL INFORMATION

Valley Connection 

​​1 (888) 334-1000

  • Appointments

  • Language Services

Dental Services 

​​(408) 808-6102

Customer Service 

​​(408) 885-4826

Gateway Drug and Alcohol 

​​1 (800) 488-9919​



services

ambulatory Health Education 

​​(408) 885-5436

Medical Records 

​​(408) 885-5125

Mental Health Call Center (24/7) 

​​1 (800) 704-0900

Suicide and Crisis Hotline (24/7) 

​​1 (855) 278-4204

Pharmacy Refill 

Number on prescription

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (Hospital) 

​​(408) 885-5000