Siouxland District Health Department

Creating a healthy community for all

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Reportable Disease Hotline

To report diseases immediately, use the Iowa Department of Public Health 24/7 disease reporting telephone hotline: 1-800-362-2736. 

 
Want to know when and how to report certain diseases view IDPH's Disease Reporting Poster.

Disease Tracker

Interested in knowing what illnesses are being reported in Woodbury County? Find out by viewing our Disease Tracker.

Radon

Testing your home for radon is easy and inexpensive. Test kits are available at SDHD for only $7. Learn more about radon and testing your home. 

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Smoke Free Housing

Learn more about owning or renting a smoke free apartment and which Woodbury County apartment complexes are smoke free.

Tobacco Prevention

For more information on tobacco prevention, cessation, and environmental changes click here.

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WIC Appointment?

Make sure you are prepared and you bring everything you need. Find out what you should bring with you

IMMUNIZATIONS

Need a copy of your child's immunization record? Click Here. Must have name, date of birth, and a Social Security or Medicaid number.

To schedule an appointment, call 712-279-6119 and ask for the clinic.

Immunization eligibility information for Vaccine for Children's (VFC) program in English and Spanish 

Click here for more information.

All clinics held at SDHD, 1014 Nebraska St.

There is a $15.00 administration fee per child for all non-Iowa Medicaid children receiving vaccinations through our immunization clinics.  We accept cash, check, credit or debit cards for payment at this time. In addition, we are unable to accept children with Hawk-I coverage.  These children should be taken to their physician for immunizations.

  

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Fruits and Vegetables PDF Print E-mail

Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet.  Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and other compounds that help protect the body against disease.    It is recommended that people eat 5-9 cups of fruits and vegetables each day.  Getting fruits and vegetables from a variety of colors including plenty of green leafy vegetables and dark orange vegetables is recommended.

Tips for getting more fruits and vegetables:

Dice onion, celery and peppers and add to pre-made spaghetti sauce or sloppy joes

Add fresh fruit to low-fat yogurt

Add fresh or dried fruit to cereal or oatmeal

Sauté spinach, tomatoes and onion and serve with scrambled eggs

Add an extra can of mixed vegetables or package of frozen vegetables to canned soups

Serve canned pears, peaches or pineapple with cottage cheese for a healthy dessert or snack

 

Farmers markets provide a great opportunity to buy fresh and local produce from farmers who live in the community.  For more information about the farmers markets in Sioux City visit http://farmersmarketsiouxcity.com

 
 
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