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Department of Health

Phone: 507-697-6185

Darin Prescott,Health & Human Services Director

Teri Schemmel,IHS/Contract Services

Marisa Pigeon, RN Community Health Nurse

Stacy Hammer, RDN/LD Diabetes Coord. & Nutritian Coord.

Christine Helget, Benefits Coord.

Debbie Robertson, CHR/Community Health Educator
Ext. 8630

Geri Leith, Transportation Worker



Mission Statement

The mission of the health department is to provide for the operation and administration of all health related services. This includes providing opportunities for involving Indian people in defining and meeting their own health needs.

Program Description

The Lower Sioux Indian Community administers a Health Services Program consisting of the following components.

  • Contract Health Services
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Diabetes Coordinator

Service Area

We service the counties of Redwood and Renville within a 10-mile radius.

Scope of Services

  • Home monitoring of vital signs
  • Wound Care
  • Diabetes Care
  • Receive referrals from physicians, counties, and hospital discharges
  • Individualized plans of care for specific needs
  • Monthly education meetings
  • Blood pressure & diabetes screenings are available during regular business hours in our office
  • Assist members with insurance questions
  • Flu immunizations are done annually
  • Annual Health Fair
  • Health management
  • Health education

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm


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