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.

  

Enforcement PDF Print E-mail

 

Siouxland District Health Department enforces several state and local laws.  This page provides information regarding recent enforcement activities.

Iowa Food Code: SDHD enforces Iowa Food Code inspecting retail food establishments such as restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, coffee shops, concession stands, mobile food trucks, catering operations, vending machines, home bakeries, and temporary food stands. 

All inspections require a report that includes violations noted.  View inspection reports and follow up reports when violations have occurred here.

Updated daily.

 

School vaccination audits:  SDHD enforces Iowa Administrative Rule 641.7-8 (2) by performing audits of each school in our jurisdiction to determine compliance with Iowa Code 139A which states that schools must keep require vaccinations and maintain accurate vaccination records for their students.

View the most recent audits for each school in Woodbury County here.

Updated August 2019

 

Infectious disease exclusions from work or daycare: SDHD enforces Iowa Code chapter 139A and Iowa Administrative Code 641 chapter 1 by issuing and enforcing orders of exclusion for people diagnosed with infectious diseases that work in occupations that have a high risk of infecting other people as well as daycare attendees.  People excluded from these activities must provide documentation that they are no longer infectious prior to returning to work or daycare.

Number of exclusion orders enforced from January 1, 2019 - October 30, 2019: 2

 

Confinement after dog bites: SDHD enforces Iowa Code 351.39 by ordering and enforcing the confinement of dogs that have bitten a person or otherwise are suspected of having rabies.  Public health action is for the specific purpose of rabies prevention and does not enforce city or county ordinances regarding viscious dogs, etc.  Each bite will involve a 10-day quarantine order either at home or a facility.  SDHD personnel releases the dog from confinement as long as its healthy after 10 days.

See a listing of bites that SDHD has responded to in 2019 here.

Updated October 1, 2019

 

 
 
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