Nursing Services

Certified Home Care 

Care for All. Infancy through Aging.  

Your Choice. Your Home.  

 

Since 1982, City-County Health has been providing high quality care to clients in the comfort of their own home. Services are available to residents of Barnes County under the care and direction of their medical provider. Our home care team includes Registered Nurses and Home Health Aides.  

 

We coordinate services and care with Doctors, Pharmacists, equipment providers and other resources. City-County Health District is a Medicare certified, licensed member of the North Dakota Association of Home Care. 

 

Who needs home care? 

Individuals who: 

  • have a difficult time leaving the house, typically with a taxing effort 

  • are in need of skilled nursing care on an intermittent basis 

  • are returning home after a nursing home or swing bed stay 

  • are recovering from surgery or other ailments 

 

Who pays for home care? 

  • Medicare 

  • Medical Assistance 

  • Veterans Administration  

  • Private Insurance 

 

Services: 

  • Skilled Nursing 

  • Home Care Aides 

  • Other Service Coordination 

  • Assessment and Education 

 

How do I get home care? 

Request from your physician or hospital discharge planning team that you be visited by City-County Health District’s Home Care Team. When you choose our Home Care team, you’re helping to ensure that Public Health can continue to provide essential services for the community and those who need us most. 

 

Resources:  

Public Health Home Care

Services are available to clients in their home billed at 15-minute increments and occur in limited frequency.  

 

Our Public Health Nurses can offer:  

  • General Health Assessments  

  • Medication Management  

  • Immunizations  

  • Referral to Additional Community Services 

 

Our Public Health Aides can offer:  

  • Personal Cares 

  • Bathing  

  • Referrals to Caregiver Support Services for qualifying individuals 

 

Who pays for home care? 

  • Self-pay. Payment can be made by check or cash. A transaction fee will be applied to payments made by credit card.

Referrals can be made by: clients or family members, physicians, other providers, schools, social workers, other agencies, or concerned citizens. 

School Health  

City-County Health Nurses provide the following services to Valley City Public Schools: 

  • Individual Health Assessments to students and staff 

  • Health Education at all levels  

  • Health Screenings such as vision 

  • Consult on health concerns pertinent to the safety of the students and staff 

  • Advocate for the implementation of health programs to promote the wellness of all students 

 

Learn more about vaccines available at CCHD and School Immunization Requirements in ND.