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Pottawattamie County Public Health

Pottawattamie County Public Health's mission is to work in partnership to protect all of Pottawattamie County residents’ health. Health: that optimal state of physical, mental, and environmental well-being that is a right and responsibility of all residents of Pottawattamie County.

Latest News & Announcements

Back to School Immunization Clinic

Pottawattamie County Public Health will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic on August 13th at the clinic (600 South 4th Street, Suite 100) from 9am-noon. This includes free routine child/adolescent vaccines for individuals ages 18 and younger with Medicaid/no insurance. For questions please contact our public health clinic at 712-242-1155.

Pottawattamie County Public Health Recognized by NACCHO for 'An Expression of Community'

Pottawattamie County’s– ‘An Expression of Community’ has been recognized with the Innovative Practice Bronze Award from the National Associations of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO). The award celebrates local health departments for developing innovative programs to meet the needs of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The designation as a Bronze Innovative Practice demonstrates a high level of program innovation and reflects the collaboration, adaptability, and program resilience.

First Probable Case of Monkeypox in Pottawattamie County Confirmed

The Iowa Department of Public Health has confirmed the first probable case of monkeypox in Pottawattamie County. Pottawattamie County Public Health is working closely with IDPH to conduct contact tracing.

COVID-19 Courier Service ends 6/24/22

Pottawattamie County Public Health still offers free COVID-19 test kits available for pick up! Give us a call at 712-242-1155 and we'd be happy to run the kits out to your car. Starting June 24th, individuals will need to take completed test kits directly to a UPS drop-off location (shipping label is provided in test kits). The best way to prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19 is to get vaccinated and stay up to date with booster doses.

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