Home Health Care & Public Health Administrator: Laura Huisman
Hours: Office hours are 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.
Answering machine available 7 days a week. Weekend help available.
Location: The office is located in the west wing of the building.
415 Pleasant St Suite 100 Osage, Iowa 50461
Phone: 641-832-3500 or 1-800-535-2984
Mitchell County Home Health Care & Public Health strives to Maintain, Strengthen, Improve and Safeguard the health of individuals, families and the communities in Mitchell County. Home Health and Public Health services are for the client, the family, and the community. We believe individuals and families have the right to make informed decisions and choices regarding their health care and independence. Services through Home Health and Public Health are available to EVERYONE residing in Mitchell County…from the young to the elderly, no matter what income, race, or gender.
We would like you to know more about our agency and staff. MCHHCPH was established in 1969, with 20 home care aides, 2 nurses and 1 office staff. We now have 6 nurses, 8 home care aides and 3 office staff. Mitchell County Board of Health is our governing body. We are Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran Administration, and Blue Cross Blue Shield certified, we have contracts with a variety of additional insurance companies and service providers, such as Wound & Ostomy care nursing, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Elderbridge Area Agency on Aging.
You can receive services even if you are not “homebound”. There are a variety of service programs. We also have grant dollars to support additional home visit programs. Services are available to anyone residing in Mitchell County, with no age restrictions. Referrals can be made by doctors, friends, neighbors, family, or self.
Come visit us at office just west of the courthouse, 415 Pleasant St – Suite 100 in Osage, Iowa. The office is located in the west wing of the building.
Office hours are 8 AM to 4 PM Monday – Friday. After hours press 1 for the on call nurse.
Board of Health Agenda
- Blood Pressure Clinic
Mitchell County Home Health & Public Health is a Vaccines for Children (VFC) provider.
Immunizations are free for children 18 and under who qualify for this state-funded vaccine program. Vaccine is provided to us by the Federal and State Government.
Free vaccine will be available for Medicaid clients, those with no health insurance, American Indians, Alaskan Natives, or those whose health insurance does not cover vaccinations.
Donations of $10.00 are accepted for the administration fee of the vaccines
COST FOR PRIVATE PAY VACCINE:
Hepatitis B: $55.00/dose, $165.00 for a series of three doses
Mantoux (TB): $15.00/dose
Call to schedule an appointment at 641-832-3500.
Blood Pressure Clinic
Free Blood Pressure Screening Clinic Schedule
Osage Senior Citizen Center
1st Tuesday of the Month
St. Ansgar Senior Citizen Center
4th Thursday of the Month
Riceville Nursing Home
2nd Thursday of the Month
Stacyville Public Library
3rd Tuesday of the Month
WE ACCEPT DONATIONS
Call Mitchell County Home Health/Public Health Care
with any questions 641-832-3500
APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR
BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS