The Ottumwa Courier

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May 2, 2014

MHP services temporarily relocated

OSKALOOSA — Due to the severe storm damage to Mahaska Health West on the MHP campus in Oskaloosa, services provided in that building are being temporarily relocated. These services include Home Health, home-based hospice, public health, massage therapy, SHIIP, Blue Zones and specific behavioral health therapists.

Public health services that were offered at Mahaska Health West have been moved to several different locations:

Family Planning – scheduled Tuesday, May 6, 13 and May 20; June 3, 10 and 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is now located on Level 3 on the MHP campus. It is best accessed through Entrance #1. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

Immunization Clinics – rescheduled for Thursday, May 16 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 pm. It will be held on Level 3 on the MHP campus.

WIC (Women, Infant and Children), Maternal Health and Dental Hygienist – next clinic is Wednesday, May 21 and will be held at Penn Central Mall, Suite 23/25 in the east hall. These services will be located at the Penn Central Mall, until further notice, on the third Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; the fourth Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and if there is a fifth Wednesday in the month, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information on MHP Public Health Services, call 641-673-3257.

Home Health and home-based Hospice offices are now located on Level 3 on the MHP campus and are best accessed though entrance #1. Services are provided in the client’s home or MHP’s Hospice Serenity House, but support groups are located on the MHP campus. For more information regarding MHP Hospice Services, call 641-672-3260.

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