Home Care Program

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

Please contact Winona Mize, RN, Home Care Services Supervisor at (256) 259-3694 or 1-800-239-6768. The fax number is (256) 574-4803.

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 Jackson County Health Department Home Care Program is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Medicare Advantage participating provider. For more information please call 1-800-239-6768.

Page last updated: November 13, 2017