News - Children’s healthcare - ZuidZorg JGZ


  • 3 April, 2020

    Corona: hearing test for newborns temporarily cancelled as of March 24

    The government has decided to temporarily cancel the hearing test for newborns, out of security reasons. As of the 24th of March, all scheduled appointments are therefore cancelled. This temporary measure, meant to minimise Corona-contamination risks, is at least effective until 6 April. We are investigating with other parties how and when we can carry […]

  • 3 April, 2020

    Corona: how we deal with the current situation

    The Netherlands has a structure in which doctors, laboratories, GGDs and RIVM’s National Coordination Structure for Infectious Disease Cotrol (LCI) work closely together to combat outbreaks of infectious disease. This structure has functioned effectively in comparable situations in the past. As you may know we are in close contact with the GGD and they are […]

  • 3 April, 2020

    Corona: Press conference Dutch Ministry of 6 April translated

    This week, Dutch Ministry announced that the current Corona measures remain effective until Tuesday 28 April. It remains important that all individuals abide by these measures. To support the large amount of internationals in The Netherlands, the TVcN (Dutch interpreter and translation centre) has translated the press conference in five of the most common foreign […]

  • 23 March, 2020

    Corona: Youth healthcare centre Bergeijk temporarily closed as of 24 March

    Following our closure of the youth healthcare centre in the Achtse Barrier in Eindhoven, we also close our location in Bergeijk. Local general practitioners expect to house an increase in (Corona-)patients in the same building as our youth healthcare centre. For that reason we consider our location no longer suited for parents and children. That […]

  • 23 March, 2020

    Corona: Youth healthcare centre Achtse Barrier temporarily closed as of 24 March

    Last week we were approached by general practitioners at the Achtse Barrier with the request to temporarily make room for them at our youth healthcare centre, so that we can offer them enough room to handle the enormous (expected) increase in (Corona-)patients. Needless to say that we support this request and that is why we […]

  • 16 March, 2020

    Corona: infographic available

    Pharos developed an infographic about the new Corona virus (Covid-19) in close collaboration with This infographic answers and illustrates the most important and basic questions about the Corona virus in a very comprehensible fashion. Pharos will update the information frequently and publish it on and The information will soon also be translated […]

  • 12 March, 2020

    Corona: what about the risks for children and babies?

    We can imagine your concerns about the risks of the Corona virus to young children and babies. At the moment children and babies who have contracted the virus have a bad cold and often do not suffer severe symptons. Children do not form a special risk group. That’s also the reason that child day care […]

  • 27 February, 2020

    ZuidZorg Youth Healthcare introduces CB4Internationals in Eindhoven

    ZuidZorg Youth Healthcare introduces CB4Internationals in Eindhoven. At CB4Internationals, located at Meerwater 27,  internationals from Eindhoven are welcome to receive a variety of youth healthcare services specifically aimed at international parents with children aged 0-4 years. Skilled English speaking medical staff take extra time for parents who are far away from their home country, to […]

  • 3 December, 2019

    Pediatricians: panic about vitamin D-drops for babies is not needed

    There have been recent alarming messages in the media of a possible dangerous use of a certain vitamin-D drops for babies. As a response pediatricians say now that panic about vitamin D drops for babies is not needed. Parents are worried about vitamin D drops for babies with the added substance propyl gallate (E310). The […]

  • 5 November, 2019

    ZuidZorg JGZ receives H4i Qualified Practice certificate

    ZuidZorg JGZ BV received the certificate H4i Qualified Practice November 4th, as our organisation meets the criteria set forward by Healthcare for Internationals for better meeting the needs and expectations of internationals. We are humble but proud! Photo caption: Thieu Smeets (right), Managing Director ZuidZorg Youth Healthcare and Monique Lier (middle), staff Nurse ZuidZorg Youth […]

  • 24 October, 2019

    When do we start with maternal whooping cough vaccinations?

    As of 16 december 2019, ZuidZorg JGZ offers women who are 22 weeks pregnant or over, a free whooping cough vaccination. In December we therefore organise additional walking hours at various locations in Eindhoven and De Kempen, where pregnant women can have their whooping cough vaccination. At this moment, it is not possible to pre-register […]

  • 2 October, 2019

    Availability appointment desk on 24 and 31 December

    Please note that our appointment desk will be available until 4 PM instead of 5 PM on 24 and 31 December.

  • 23 July, 2019

    How to deal with the heat with young children or babies

      Today The Netherlands activated the National Heat Plan. The heat plan is, in fact, a warning of heat and the risks it can entail, and a call to pay extra attention to each other. It is hot today. Moreover, it will stay very warm in the coming days. The heat can lead to health risks […]

  • 15 July, 2019

    Please share your experiences with Dutch perinatal care

    The Netherlands boasts one of the best perinatal care systems in the world. However, the support and care given to young women through pregnancy and giving birth, may be quite different from what internationals are used to in their home country. Perinatal care is the care a women and her (unborn) baby receive – when […]

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