Nicollet County Public Health
Medical Equipment or Assistive Technology Loan Program
622 S Front St, Health and Human Services, St. Peter, MN, 56082
This program provides medical equipment/supplies and/or assistive technology at no cost for a certain loan period. The items available can vary by program, and may include Durable Medical Equipment (DME).
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) may be rented for up to 6 months.
Equipment available may include wheelchairs, walkers, bath benches, crutches, canes, knee walkers, commodes, and smaller pieces.
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Adults with disabilities
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
Deposit required. Deposit may be donated to the program upon return of item or refunded if item is returned in clean, good condition.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-0600.5000-950Walking Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide aids such as canes, single or double crutches, walkers or walkerettes for people who need a means of support while walking in order to be fully mobile.
LH-0600.5000-970Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility Definition
Programs that provide special chairs with large wheels, some of which are power driven, that are used to transport patients or to provide increased mobility for people who are partially paralyzed or otherwise unable to walk. Also included are other types of personal wheeled transportation such as the Amigo.
LH-0650.0250Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Definition
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
LH-5000Medical Equipment/Supplies Definition
Programs that pay for or provide necessary in-home hospital equipment, monitoring devices, respiratory aids, prevention kits and other medical supplies that are required by people who want to prevent the transmission of an infectious disease, are coping with the effects of a chronic health condition or disability or are convalescing following surgery or illness. Included are programs that provide medical equipment on a loan basis as well as those that provide equipment that people can keep.
YF-6500.1500Cane/Walker Users Definition
People who require a walker or a cane in order to walk.
YF-6500.9500Wheelchair Users Definition
Individuals who are unable to walk or have difficulty walking because of temporary or permanent illnesses or injuries and who utilize wheelchairs to enhance their mobility.