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Home Health

Home Health care services to residents of Etowah County who meet eligibility requirements are provided through the Etowah County Health Department. This agency is a Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider for home health care.

The Home Health staff are on call 24 hours, seven days a week, including holidays, by calling 1-800-463-7968. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The home health team provides professional care on an intermittent part-time basis in the privacy of the home to acutely and/or chronically ill individuals. Several treatments can now be provided in the home that were previously limited to the hospital setting.

Home Health Services Offered

  • Nursing Services
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medical Social Services


  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Participating Provider
  • Other Private Insurances, including Government (Veterans Administration and Tricare)


Eligibility varies by the insurance and reimbursement requirements, and by each individual's specific medical needs. A physician order is required for all services. For more information, call 1-800-463-7968.





Page last updated: May 13, 2021