Programs

SKILLED NURSING 

  •     All skilled nursing provided under physician's order
  •     Explain doctors orders
  •     Change dressings
  •     Injections 
  •     Catheter, colostomy care
  •     Draw blood for laboratory tests
  •     Set-up of medications
  •     Assess and evaluate progress following hospitalization
  •     Teach families about the disease process of family member
  •     Support the family
  •     Supervise home health aides
  •     County Referral and Resource
  •     Assessments of individuals 60+
  •     Nail Clinics

TRANSIT SERVICES

Transit Services are available through Worth County.  Call Worth County Public Health for your transportation needs.
Transit if offered for all cities/towns within Worth County.
 
Region 2 NIACOG

HOME HEALTH AIDE AND HOMEMAKER SERVICE

  •     Provide Personal care such as baths, showers and washing hair
  •     Assist with light housekeeping
  •     Assist with meal planning and preparation
  •     Assist with exercise as needed
  •     Assist clients with everyday living activities   

COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH PROMOTION

  •     Teach client responsibility
  •     Flu Clinics
  •     Blood pressure screening
  •     Immunization program  
  •     Prevention education
  •     Health resource for schools
  •     Community education programs
  •     Maternal-child-adult-health and rehabilitation
  •     Communicable disease control, prevention and follow-up
  •     Referral resource for other community services, supplies and equipment
  •     Community assessment
  •     Core public health functions

Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, State and Federal Grants, Elderbridge Agency on Aging are some of the resources to help fund the cost of home care.  Please call Worth County Public Health if you have any questions.

Services shall be provided to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance or veteran status, in compliance with 45 CFR Parts 80, 84, and 91 respectively.   
 

SANITATION

Though Grants to the Counties, we are able to provide these services:
  • Water Testing (ensure your water is safe) 
  • Well Closures
  • Cistern Closures
  • Well Reconstruction
  • Septic Permits
 Call 319-883-6554 for assistance.
 
 
 
 

Worth County Courthouse
1000 Central Ave
Northwood IA 50459
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