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Kathy Cooley received her Master’s in Public Health at the University of Alabama in 1996. She went on to become a Registered Nurse and has obtained a Graduate Certificate in Infant Toddler Mental Health. Kathy has worked with Coos County Public Health since the year 2000, and serves as the Nursing Services Manager.




Kristi is a married, mother of 3 children, born and raised in the Coos Bay/North Bend area. She studied nursing at Southwestern Oregon Community College and graduated in 2009. She began her nursing career as a Pediatric Nurse at Bay Area Hospital in 2009. She continues to work per diem at the hospital and began working full time at the health department doing home visiting in May 2014. Parenting her children has been her greatest joy in life, and her job gives her great satisfaction that she can also help teach others to become the best parents they can be and positively impact the lives of children and their families through her work.




April moved to coos bay in 2013 and she is a Native Oregonian. Her previous job experience has been in mental health.  Her background in nursing has been in the hospital, and home health. 

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Coos County Public Health

1975 McPherson Ave, Suite 1

North Bend, OR 97459


Kathy Cooley

Nursing Services Manager


Phone: 541-751-2459