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Aerial view of the Cedar River and campgrounds in Mitchell County, Iowa

Home Health Care & Public Health

Home Health & Public Health Administrator: Laura Huisman 
(641) 832-3500EMAIL

Public Health Coordinator:  Jessa Ketelsen
Home Health Clinical Manager:  Sasha Giles

Home Health & Public Health Documents
Free Blood_Pressure Screening Schedule 2023

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 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday – Friday.  After hours press 1 for the on call nurse.


8:00am – 4:00pm Mon-Fri
Voicemail available 7 days a week.
Weekend help available.

415 Pleasant St – Suite 100
Osage, Iowa 50461 | MAP

Phone: (641) 832-3500
Toll: (800) 535-2984
Fax: (641) 832-3501

Click the headers below for more details about Immunizations or Blood Pressure Clinics


COVID VACCINE - Mitchell County Home Health IMAGE

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


Hepatitis B:  $55.00/dose, $165.00 for a series of three doses

Tdap:  $45/dose

Influenza:  $40/dose

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
11:00am – 11:30am
1st Tuesday of the Month

CRC – Osage
10:30am – 11:15am
4th Monday of the Month

St. Ansgar
4th Thursday of the Month

United Methodist Church
Sept. to May – 7:15am – 8:00am

St. Ansgar Senior Center
June to Aug. – 11:00am – 11:30am

Riceville – Old School 101
8:30am – 9:00am
4th Wednesday of the Month

Stacyville Public Library
10:45am – 11:15am
3rd Tuesday of the Month


Call Mitchell County Home Health/Public Health Care with any questions
(641) 832-3500


Mitchell County Home Health Care & Public Health