Available Services

Public Health Emergency Preparation – Provides education on being prepared in the event of many different types of disaster. In the event of an actual natural or man-made disaster, we will provide education, resources and services as needed, to assist you and your loved ones.

Immunizations – Partnered with the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Vaccine for Children program, immunizations are provided to children in low income and uninsured or under insured families. Certain vaccines for adults are also provided at a cost, please contact the office if specific vaccines are requested.

Vaccines for Children Immunization Clinic – is available to eligible children age 18 and younger. The clinic is held on the MHP campus the first Friday of every month from 9:00 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 3:30 pm 

Maternal Health program – Offered to pregnant women to provide education and resources to assist you in having a healthy pregnancy. Referrals from a physician, WIC clinic, Birthing Center staff or Lamaze instructor as well as self referrals are accepted. You may meet or talk with a nurse regarding eligibility. The nurse will assist you, based on your eligibility, in applying for public assistance, community resources and enrollment in the Maternal Health program.

Meals on Wheels – A lunch hour meal can be delivered to your home seven days a week, excluding major holidays. Diet specific meals such as low salt, diabetic or low cholesterol are available. Meals can be delivered to Oskaloosa residents and may be delivered to Beacon and University Park for a slightly higher fee.

Men’s and Women’s Health Clinic – Provides annual health screenings exams, birth control, STD & HIV testing along with pregnancy prevention and education regarding sexually transmitted diseases. Sliding fee scale and programs are available based on each individual’s financial need.

Perfect Beginnings and Lactation Consultation – Through a partnership with the MHP Birthing Center and funding from the Iowa Department of Public Health and Mahaska County grants, all moms delivering at MHP will receive a visit from a nurse during your hospital stay. Upon your request, the nurse will assist you further.

WIC (Women, Infant and Children) – Is a federal program aimed at providing education and nutrition to pregnant women, their infant and children. Any family who meets income guidelines will receive vouchers for specific foods to promote healthy eating choices along with free counseling with a dietitian, lead screenings and immunizations. In addition to these benefits, eligible participants in the WIC program also receive free dental screenings with a dental hygienist and assistance with finding a dental provider as needed.