Health Maintenance

The following services are offered to eligible Calhoun County residents:

  • Coordination with a physician, pharmacy, community agency or caregiver
  • Monitoring, set up and education of prescribed medications
  • Short-term administration of Injections
  • Teaching and nursing Interventions
  • Team collaborative approach with services
  • Maintain stability of current illness at highest level possible
  • Physical, emotional, and home safety assessments
  • Referral to other community agencies as needed
  • Provided in-home or at the Public Health office if able to self-transport

Who is eligible?  Persons with a stable, chronic condition who:

  • Require nursing visits approximately 1 to 2 times a month. An example may be for supervision of or setting up medications
  • Meet financial guidelines and follow a sliding fee scale or qualify for a grant
  • Do not require skilled home health services paid for by health insurance
  • Must live in Calhoun County

What is the fee?

  • A sliding fee scale based on the client's household income is used to determine the fee for service.
  • Services may be fully or partially funded through grants from Iowa Department of Public Health and Elderbridge Agency on Aging.

Program Managers:
Barb Riley 
Jamie Waller 

Or call the public health office at 712-297-8323