Home Health Care & Public Health Administrator:  Laura Huisman
Public Health coordinator:  Jessa Ketelsen
Home Health Clinical Manager:  Sasha Giles

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
Fax: 641-832-3501
Email: lhuisman@mitchellcoia.us

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.

Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics

Board of Health Agenda

April 21st, 2020

May 5th, 2020

May 18th, 2020

June 9th, 2020

July 14th, 2020

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

  • Immunizations
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Immunizations

    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:  $35/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
    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


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