Community Health Partners, with the assistance of local medical providers and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), provides communicable disease surveillance in the community. This means watching the community for patterns of illness and following up when someone in the community becomes ill with a confirmed reportable communicable disease or infectious condition. More information here.
Many things besides health care and illness affect our health. A Community Care Coordinator can connect you to resources in the community that can help make you healthier. Anyone who has needs that affect their health — like housing, transportation, behavioral or mental health care, access to healthy foods or social connection — can get help from a Community Care Coordinator. More information here.
Community Health Partners, Sioux County Emergency Management, and the four hospitals in the county have formed Sioux County Emergency Preparedness Coalition. This coalition, funded by a grant from the Iowa Department of Public Health, meets regularly to make public health emergency or disaster plans and preparations for Sioux County. More information here.
Iowa Law regarding nuisances can be found in Iowa Code Chapter 657.
To report a nuisance complaint please complete the form below and return it to the Sioux County Zoning office. Sioux County Zoning Complaint Form
The purpose of health promotion and education is to help individuals and communities improve their health. Health promotion works to prevent disease through individual, family, community, and policy interventions. Community Health Partners works with a variety of organizations and community groups that focus on improving the health where you live, work, learn, and play.
Community Health Partners offers the Healthy Families Program to parent(s) who are expecting a baby or have a newborn infant. It is a free, voluntary, culturally sensitive program that focuses on strengths and centers on the family. The goals of the Healthy Families Program are safe and healthy babies, empowered parents, and school ready children.
Community Health Partners is the lead agency in a five-county lead poisoning prevention coalition. The coalition works to reduce childhood lead poisoning by encouraging routine lead testing in children, making home visits to children with high lead levels, and inspecting and remediating the residences of lead-poisoned children.
You can’t see, smell, or taste radon but exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. In Iowa, 72% of homes have high radon levels (above 4pCI/L).
Immunizations protect your child from many serious illnesses. Children need immunizations when they are infants, again when they are preschool age, and again at adolescence. Immunizations are required by law for children attending childcare or school.
Distracted driving changes lives. Click here for a video which shows how lives are forever changed by distracted driving. A new University of Iowa study found that distracted driving is the most frequent cause of vehicle crashes involving teenagers. Tell your teenage drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, and model safe driving behavior.
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