Blood Pressure Screening
Free blood pressure screenings are provided in the office during regular business hours. Please call ahead to make sure there’s a staff member available to help you.
Care For Yourself
The program offers, at no cost to eligible women between 50 and 64 years of age, the following: clinical breast exams, self breast exam education, pelvic exams and more.
Child Adolescent Health
The Child Health Program assists children ages 0-21 to obtain a physical exam by a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
The Public Health Nurse coordinates the follow-up of all communicable diseases reported in Crawford County.
EPSDT Care For Kids
EPSDT is the Early Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program for children who are enrolled in Medicaid. The focus of this program is to assure that eligible children ages birth through 20 years receive preventive health care services, including oral health care. In Iowa, the EPSDT program is called Care for Kids. EPSDT Care for Kids services are free to children enrolled in Medicaid
This program is designed to provide contraceptive supplies and information to all who want and need them, with priority given to persons from low-income families. Our mission is to assist individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children through the provision of affordable, voluntary family planning services. The Family Planning Clinics offers reproductive health services and community education.
Family STEPS is a voluntary family-focused in-home parent education and family support program.
Community Health provides the influenza vaccine to county employees and to the public in efforts to reduce the effects of the influenza virus. Flu clinics are held at various locations throughout the county when the vaccine becomes available, usually in September and October. These clinics are walk-in. The schedule is available at the office and is also published in the Denison newspaper and announced on KDSN radio. It will also be available on the home page under upcoming events.
Hawki stands for Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa and is a low or no cost insurance plan for children.
Healthy Child Care Iowa/Child Care Nurse Consultant
Healthy Child Care Iowa is publicly funded to improve the health and safety of Iowa children while they are enrolled in child care and early education settings.
HCCMS Family Health Services
HCCMS is a five county Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) and Family Planning (FP) project, funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health. HCCMS is an acronym that represents the five counties served by the project: Harrison, Cass, Crawford, Monona, and Shelby.
Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). The vaccine for HBV is available for infants, children, and adults.
Child & Adolescent Immunization Program
The immunization program provides vaccinations for children from birth through 18 years.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Most cases of childhood lead poisoning in Iowa are caused by lead-based paint and most lead-poisoned children show no visible symptoms. The only way to know if your child is lead poisoned is to have them tested.
The Maternal Health (MH) Program provides prenatal education and support as well as a home visit after the baby is born.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness
The preparedness program in Iowa started in 2002 as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the anthrax threats the following year. Since then, agency staff have been involved in a variety of preparedness activities, regionally and locally. The Iowa Department of Public Health provides grant funds to help support these activities.
Baby Boutique is a parent support program that is available for families that are pregnant or have a child up to 1 year of age.
1st Five Program
1st Five partnerships between health care providers and public health services enhance high-quality well-child care. These partnerships assist providers to identify children at risk for developmental delays and promote early intervention to reduce long-term issues.
Oral Health Program
Oral health services are available for children and pregnant women.