Crawford Co. Home Health,
Hospice & Public Health

Crawford County Home Health, Hospice & Public Health

105 N. Main Street
Denison, Iowa 51442

Phone: (712) 263-3303
Fax: (712) 263-4033     

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Blood Pressure Screening
The Blood Pressure Screening Program is a health promotion service that provides individuals the opportunity to have their blood pressure taken in a clinic setting, at the office, or at an outreach site.
Breast & Cervical
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 Health
The Child Health Program assists children ages 0-21 to obtain a physical exam by a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Communicable Disease
The Public Health Nurse coordinates the follow-up of all communicable diseases reported in Crawford County. The goal of Crawford County Home Health, Hospice & Public Health is control and prevention of disease.
EPSDT stands for Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment. It is also called "Care for Kids Program
Family Planning
The Family Planning Program assists individuals by providing information on family planning birth control options, sexually transmitted diseases, counseling, and testing for HIV.

Family STEPS
Family STEPS provides parenting education to families with children from ages 0 to 5 and includes a prenatal program for pregnant women.
Flu Clinic
Crawford County Home Health, Hospice & Public Health provides Flu Vaccine to the employees of Crawford County and the public, as approved by the Crawford County Board of Health.
hawk-i is insurance for children who meet specific criteria.

HCCI stands for Healthy Child Care Iowa. It is a program where a nurse works with early childhood education and child care providers in centers, homes, and preschools.
HCCMS is a five county Maternal/Child Health (MCH) and Family Planning (FP) Project, funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Hepatitis B
The Hepatitis B vaccine is provided for infants, children, and adults.

The Immunization Program provides vaccinations for children from birth through 18 years. All the vaccine is supplied through a federal program, Vaccines For Children (VFC).
Lead Screening
The need for increased blood lead screening has been identified because Iowa has a high percentage of pre- 1960 housing. Lead based paint, the most common source of lead poisoning, is often found in homes built before 1960.
Maternal Health
The Maternal Health Program sees clients both prenatal and post partum for enhanced teaching only. All pregnant women are eligible to enroll in the program.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Following September 11, 2001 the country became more aware that terrorism is a very real threat. (CDC) & (HRSA) felt bioterrorism was where public health departments and hospitals would play a large role in planning to be prepared for such tragedies.
Stork's Nest/Baby Boutique
The agency continues to be involved with the Stork's Nest/Baby Boutique. Initial funding was made possible through an Empowerment grant and collaboration with the Family Steps Program since opening in July 2002.
Vision Screening
The Vision Screening Program involves a public health nurse to test the vision of children in the county schools who do not have a nurse on staff.

WIC Clinic
The agency is contracted to provide a nurse to do the health screening at the WIC


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