Working Together With Regional Health Services
for the Health of our Community
327 8th Avenue West
Cresco, IA 52136
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
Skilled nurses work closely with physicians to provide evaluation of a client’s nursing needs on an individual basis. Skilled nursing services include, but are not limited to:
- Blood draws
- Diabetic cares
- Disease teaching
- IV therapy
- Medication teaching, set-up, and monitoring
- Newborn visits
- Self Care Management (after newborn visits)
- Wound care
Registered nurse on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Services offered include:
- Bike helmets
- Breastfeeding support and new mom/baby home visits
- Communicable disease monitoring
- Disease follow-up and prevention services
- Elderly Waiver services
- Emergency preparedness and disaster relief
- Disaster Planning for You and Your Family - Brochure
- Immunizations: infants through teens (see attached)
- Lead testing and education
- Radon awareness programs
Community Needs Assessment - 2013
- Click here to view performance measure for assessment.
Home Care Aides
- Assistance with rehabilitation and exercise therapy
- Personal cares such as bathing, dressing, toileting, mouth, skin, nail, and hair care
- Emotional support/active listening
- Errands, shopping, bill-paying
- Meal preparation/planning
- Daily living tasks during caregiver’s absence
- Give primary caregiver a break to rejuvenate
Weekend Home Care Aide, Homemaker, and Respite Care available.
Physicians, social workers, family or friends may make referrals for these services.
Just for Feet Clinic
Flu vaccine clinics
Certification: Community Health is a certified Medicare Home Health Provider.
Fees: Services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurances. Private pay and/or sliding fee schedule available for skilled nursing, home care aide, and homemaker visits.
Because of our belief in the dignity and value of each person, Regional Health Services of Howard County affirms that each patient will receive accessible, respectful, skillful, and compassionate care without discrimination as to race, color, creed, sex beliefs, national origin, age, disability, diagnosis, or ability to pay.
For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medical Sharps Disposal in Howard County
Hawkeye Sanitation will take medical sharps if:
- They are in a Bio-hazardous container, metal coffee can, or heavy plastic container;
- The container must be sealed or taped shut;
- The container is clearly marked as “Sharps”;
- It is recommended to separate the sharps container from the rest of refuse.
Jendro Sanitation will take medical sharps containers at their facility only, and they must be in a heavy plastic container or Bio-hazardous container. Bio-hazardous containers are available for purchase at their facility.