Home Care Program

The Limestone County Health Department Home Care Program uses a holistic approach to provide home health care services prescribed by a physician to residents of Limestone County. Services are delivered to qualified homebound Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance recipients.

Please contact Melissa Smith, RN, Home Care Services Supervisor, Paula Curnutt, RN, Home Care Services Supervisor or Julie Ritterbush, RN, Home Health Supervisor at (256) 230-0434 or 1-888-401-8827. The fax number is (256) 230-9289.

A home health team of highly trained professional staff provide care on an intermittent part-time basis in the privacy of the home to acutely and/or chronically ill individuals. Services provided may include:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology (as available)
  • Occupational Therapy (as available)
  • Medical Social Services
  • Home Health Aide

Our staff can provide disease management of many conditions and symptoms that were previously limited to the hospital setting, to include:

  • Post-surgery Care
  • Heart Failure
  • COPD
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Wound Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Arthritis
  • Alzheimers
  • Muscle Skeletal Conditions
  • Medication Teaching/Management

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Skilled Nursing Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.


Eligibility varies by the insurance and reimbursement requirements, and by each individual's specific medical needs. A physician order is required for all services. The Limestone County Health Department Home Care Program is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Medicare Advantage participating provider. For more information please call 1-888-401-8827.

Page last updated: April 12, 2017