Communicable Disease Surveillance

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 they watch the community for patterns of illness and follow-up when someone in the community becomes ill with a confirmed reportable communicable disease or infectious condition.

Community Care Coordination/Linking People to Community Resources

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.  

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

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.

Environmental Health

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

Health Promotion and Education

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.

Healthy Families Program

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.

Healthy Homes: Lead Paint

Community Health Partners is the lead agency in a 5 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.

Healthy Homes: Radon

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).

Immunization Program

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.

Here is a link to more information about immunizations.

Injury Prevention

Distracted driving changes lives.  The video below 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!

Prevent Diabetes Sioux County

Why do I PreventT2?

Because we want to have a long and happy future together, I am making preventing type 2 diabetes a priority.

Join PreventT2–a lifestyle change program proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

PreventT2 Registration Form

Tobacco Use Prevention

The Why? Coalition is dedicated to providing guidance and support for local tobacco control interventions and initiatives in Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Plymouth and Sioux counties in Northwest Iowa.

Click here to visit their website.