Siouxland District Health Department

Creating a healthy community for all

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.

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?

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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.

Effective, August 1, 2016 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.

  

Home Services / Programs
Water Testing, private wells PDF Print E-mail

 

The laboratory at Siouxland District Health Department is certified by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) to test water of many types, including private well water.

Available tests include coliform bacteria, nitrates, fluoride, iron, hardness, manganese, and sulfates.

The form along with a price list and collection instructions can be downloaded from the Form section of this website.

The IDNR does have a grant program in which well owners can have their wells tested for free and it applies to residents in all counties in Iowa.  Coliform bacteria, nitrates, and arsenic*.  Call the laboratory at 712-234-3908 or 1-800-587-3005 to get details on this program or ask other questions regarding water testing.

Click here to view a chart with many common water chemicals, their normal ranges, and potential health effects.

Additional information regarding well water can be found here, http://www.epa.gov/safewater/privatewells/index2.html

*Arsenic testing is not done at SDHD.  Samples are sent to the State Hygienic Laborotory when arsenic is requested.

 
 
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