Osceola Community Health Services

Osceola Community Health Services is committed to promoting, preserving and protecting the health of our communities.

Best Care for Better Babies

A home visitation program for prenatal/expectant families and/or families with a child 0-6 months of age. Provide education, assessments & supportive services to enhance and ensure infant growth & development and support an overall positive, nurturing and safe family environment.

Immunization Services

Provide full immunization services to children 0-18 years of age, regardless of insurance or lack thereof. Our goal is to protect our entire community from the devastating effects of vaccine preventable diseases. All vaccines are entered into the statewide data registry. Immunization clinics are held the 2nd & 4th Thursday’s of each month (appointments preferred.)

Foot Care

Provide foot care to individuals who have decreased strength & dexterity, failing vision or other physical limitations that may prevent them from caring for and inspecting their feet & lower legs. You are welcome to attend a clinic, held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of each month at Osceola Community Health Services, 115 Cedar Lane, IA. 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 712-754-4611. Call ahead to make an appointment. Cost is $35. If possible, please soak your feet prior to your appointment.

Homemaker Services

Non-Medicare Certified Homemakers are trained to assist people living in their home with:

  • Personal care/bathing and dressing
  • Exercises/walking/transfers from bed
  • Essential shopping/meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping/laundry
  • Companionship/relief for caregiver
  • Referrals
  • Referrals for homemaker services can be made by medical professionals, social workers, family members, and clients. In-home evaluations are available free of charge. Clients need not be in the hospital for home care services to be initiated.
  • No person shall be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, testing positive for human immunodeficiency virus, or sexual orientation.
  • Payment may be covered by Iowa Department of Public Health Grant Funds, Elderbridge Funds, County funding or private pay.
  • The agency is governed by the Board of Health and Osceola Regional Health Center Board of Trustees. Our office would be pleased to assist you with determining a funding source that best suits your needs

Lifeline Home Emergency Response System

Osceola Community Health Services provides installation and support services to Philips Lifeline, a lifesaving medical alert system. Lifeline is an easy-to-use medical alert system that allows you to summon for help any time of day or night.

Tobacco Prevention

The Northwest Iowa Tobacco Free Coalition (NWITFC) provides guidance and support for local tobacco control interventions and initiatives, including tobacco prevention among young people, reducing exposure to second-hand smoke, and encouraging youth and adults to quit tobacco use. Learn more by calling 712-737-2971.

Community Health Education

Public Health staff can provides health education to individuals or community groups regarding various health topics of interest.

Communicable Disease Investigation Follow-up

Investigate & follow up on any reportable communicable diseases, as defined by Iowa Department of Public Health. Enter all information into secure statewide data base (IDSS) Iowa Disease Surveillance System.

Wellness Screenings

Provide health/wellness screenings to businesses to promote increased awareness & knowledge of health & wellness activities.

Procedure Visits

Public Health will provide a one-time RN home visit to client in their home to provide various nursing services such as venipuncture (requires physician order), foot care, medication evaluation, etc..

An Information Resource

Public Health will provide a one-time RN home visit to client in their home to provide various nursing services such as venipuncture (requires physician order), foot care, medication evaluation, etc..

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Health Fact

High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. If your blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg, be sure to get it checked at least once every two years, starting at age 20. If your blood pressure is higher, your doctor may want to check it more often.