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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Folic Acid PDF Print E-mail

Women who could become pregnant should take a multivitamin with 400 mcg of folic acid daily.

Folic acid is a B vitamin that is involved in how a baby’s brain and spine develop.  When there is not enough folic acid in a woman’s body in the first 4 weeks of a pregnancy, the baby can develop birth defects such as spina bifida, cleft lip, cleft palate and anencephaly.  These are serious birth defects that can lead to lifelong disabilities for the infant or death.

In addition to taking a multivitamin with folic acid daily, eating a variety of foods including leafy green vegetables, whole grains and fortified cereals is important.

For more information about folic acid visit http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/folicacid/index.html or http://www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy/folicacid.html.

 
 
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