Jean Sniffin, RN
A 35-year Natick Visiting Nurse Association/Century Health Systems Registered Nurse, Jean Sniffin today serves as Community Health Nurse. She works closely with the Boards of Health in Ashland, Holliston, Hopkinton, Medfield and Sherborn, promoting health through monthly blood pressure clinics at town Councils on Aging and senior housing sites.
She speaks frequently throughout MetroWest on a variety of health and safety issues, including Lyme and tick borne diseases. Jean also serves as Early Childcare Health Consultant for more than 20 daycare and nursery school programs, offering on-site education about pediatric health and safety issues.
She has certified hundreds of teens, parents, day care providers and healthcare professionals through her work with Keefe Technical High School, MetroWest Medical Center and the Town of Natick. Some of the programs she has developed as part of her community outreach include “Head to Toe Health” for preschoolers, “Choosing a Day Care Provider” and “conflict resolution and violence prevention,” geared toward children in grades one through four. Her “Pampering Parents” program, geared toward teen parents, aims to educate and support teen parents who struggle with personal and family problems and helps them to grow into responsible, caring parents.
Jean is passionate about educating people of all ages – from children to seniors – and about home care and community health. She has been featured/quoted in such media as DelImmune.com; Advance for Nurses; Weston Media Center, Inc.; and more.
She is a graduate of Quincy Hospital School of Nursing and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Framingham State College.