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Check out this class, Dads with a Purpose! There will be a class held at the Indianola YMCA starting on Sept. 14. Please...
08/31/2021

Check out this class, Dads with a Purpose! There will be a class held at the Indianola YMCA starting on Sept. 14. Please contact Val at Short Years Partnership if you are interested in attending.

Check out this class, Dads with a Purpose! There will be a class held at the Indianola YMCA starting on Sept. 14. Please contact Val at Short Years Partnership if you are interested in attending.

If your pr***en missed their 11 & 12 year old shots, they aren’t alone. Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and rout...
08/31/2021

If your pr***en missed their 11 & 12 year old shots, they aren’t alone. Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and routine vaccinations during the pandemic, but NOW IS THE TIME TO CATCH UP. Adolescents need their TDAP, HPV, and Meningococcal vaccines to stay healthy! Kids 12+ are also eligible for the COVID vaccine. Schedule a visit with your family doctor or public health to catch up on these vaccines as soon as you are able. Learn more with the CDC’s vaccine schedule here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/easy-to-read/adolescent-easyread.html

If your pr***en missed their 11 & 12 year old shots, they aren’t alone. Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and routine vaccinations during the pandemic, but NOW IS THE TIME TO CATCH UP. Adolescents need their TDAP, HPV, and Meningococcal vaccines to stay healthy! Kids 12+ are also eligible for the COVID vaccine. Schedule a visit with your family doctor or public health to catch up on these vaccines as soon as you are able. Learn more with the CDC’s vaccine schedule here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/easy-to-read/adolescent-easyread.html

August is National Immunization Awareness month.  While August is just about over, we encourage you to keep you and your...
08/30/2021

August is National Immunization Awareness month. While August is just about over, we encourage you to keep you and your family up to date with recommended vaccines any time of the year! Interested in learning more about vaccines? Visit - https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html #ivax2protect #warrencountyhealthservices #vaccine #publichealth

August is National Immunization Awareness month. While August is just about over, we encourage you to keep you and your family up to date with recommended vaccines any time of the year! Interested in learning more about vaccines? Visit - https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html #ivax2protect #warrencountyhealthservices #vaccine #publichealth

Heathy moms can help make a healthy start for their babies. Learn all about taking folic acid, what infections to be scr...
08/30/2021

Heathy moms can help make a healthy start for their babies. Learn all about taking folic acid, what infections to be screened for, and all the other ways to help give your baby a healthy start: https://www.cdc.gov/pregnancy/during.html. #pregnancy #cdc #prenatalcare #warrencountyhealthservices

Heathy moms can help make a healthy start for their babies. Learn all about taking folic acid, what infections to be screened for, and all the other ways to help give your baby a healthy start: https://www.cdc.gov/pregnancy/during.html. #pregnancy #cdc #prenatalcare #warrencountyhealthservices

The Warren County Health Services’ Diabetes Prevention Program is an educational class with the primary goal of helping ...
08/27/2021

The Warren County Health Services’ Diabetes Prevention Program is an educational class with the primary goal of helping Warren County Residents prevent or delay the development of diabetes. This class is aimed at adults who are pre-diabetic or have multiple risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes. If you are interested, please contact our office at 515-961-1074. #diabetesprevention #prediabetic #riskfactors #healthprevention #warrencountyhealthservices

The Warren County Health Services’ Diabetes Prevention Program is an educational class with the primary goal of helping Warren County Residents prevent or delay the development of diabetes. This class is aimed at adults who are pre-diabetic or have multiple risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes. If you are interested, please contact our office at 515-961-1074. #diabetesprevention #prediabetic #riskfactors #healthprevention #warrencountyhealthservices

Here is the more recent information about vaccination rates in Warren County.
08/26/2021

Here is the more recent information about vaccination rates in Warren County.

Taking time for yourself may seem unimaginable, but there are small things to make self-care a little easier. Using #Too...
08/26/2021

Taking time for yourself may seem unimaginable, but there are small things to make self-care a little easier. Using #Tools2Thrive in our everyday lives can help us practice self-compassion in practical ways to take care of our mental health and well-being. #warrencountyhealthservices

Taking time for yourself may seem unimaginable, but there are small things to make self-care a little easier. Using #Tools2Thrive in our everyday lives can help us practice self-compassion in practical ways to take care of our mental health and well-being. #warrencountyhealthservices

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! You have the power to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases! Wan...
08/25/2021

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! You have the power to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases! Want more information about vaccines, and a vaccine schedule for children? Check out the CDC’s vaccine website - https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html #vaccine #ivax2protect #warrencountyhealthservices #publichealth

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! You have the power to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases! Want more information about vaccines, and a vaccine schedule for children? Check out the CDC’s vaccine website - https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html #vaccine #ivax2protect #warrencountyhealthservices #publichealth

Check out the latest vaccination rates in Warren County.
08/24/2021

Check out the latest vaccination rates in Warren County.

We can put COVID behind us, but only if we work together to raise community-wide vaccination rates! Get yourself and eli...
08/24/2021

We can put COVID behind us, but only if we work together to raise community-wide vaccination rates! Get yourself and eligible family members vaxxed and offer support for others who have questions or concerns about the vaccine. Find vaccine providers at https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

We can put COVID behind us, but only if we work together to raise community-wide vaccination rates! Get yourself and eligible family members vaxxed and offer support for others who have questions or concerns about the vaccine. Find vaccine providers at https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

Developmental surveillance is completed at every well child exam to monitor developmental milestones. Standardized surve...
08/23/2021

Developmental surveillance is completed at every well child exam to monitor developmental milestones. Standardized surveillance tools such as Bright Futures or Iowa Child Health and Development Record “CHDR” are available through subscription or online. https://www.iowaepsdt.org/other-resources/iowa-child-health-development-record/

Developmental surveillance is completed at every well child exam to monitor developmental milestones. Standardized surveillance tools such as Bright Futures or Iowa Child Health and Development Record “CHDR” are available through subscription or online. https://www.iowaepsdt.org/other-resources/iowa-child-health-development-record/

WHOA! More than 35,000 of our friends, neighbors, and family members received a dose of the COVID vaccine this week! Tha...
08/20/2021

WHOA! More than 35,000 of our friends, neighbors, and family members received a dose of the COVID vaccine this week! That's a whole lot of vaccine, and a whole lot of protection going into arms across our great state.
If you're curious about the data you can access the Iowa Department of Public Health's Vaccine Dashboard here: https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/vaccineinformation and if you haven't gotten vaccinated yet but are thinking you might THERE IS NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT! Find local vaccine providers at vaccinate.iowa.gov! Vaccines are safe, free, and getting each dose only takes about 20 minutes of your time.

WHOA! More than 35,000 of our friends, neighbors, and family members received a dose of the COVID vaccine this week! That's a whole lot of vaccine, and a whole lot of protection going into arms across our great state.
If you're curious about the data you can access the Iowa Department of Public Health's Vaccine Dashboard here: https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/vaccineinformation and if you haven't gotten vaccinated yet but are thinking you might THERE IS NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT! Find local vaccine providers at vaccinate.iowa.gov! Vaccines are safe, free, and getting each dose only takes about 20 minutes of your time.

Kids and infants can have a lot of fun playing outside but remember to protect them from the sun! Skin cancer is the mos...
08/20/2021

Kids and infants can have a lot of fun playing outside but remember to protect them from the sun! Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Visit the American Academy of Dermatology Association to learn more about how to protect your little one from the sun. https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/skin-cancer/prevent/sun-babies #PracticeSafeSun #warrencountyhealthservices

Kids and infants can have a lot of fun playing outside but remember to protect them from the sun! Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Visit the American Academy of Dermatology Association to learn more about how to protect your little one from the sun. https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/skin-cancer/prevent/sun-babies #PracticeSafeSun #warrencountyhealthservices

The Iowa Legal Aid and the Johnson County Affordable Housing Coalition are hosting a free tenant rights webinar. Partici...
08/19/2021

The Iowa Legal Aid and the Johnson County Affordable Housing Coalition are hosting a free tenant rights webinar. Participants may join by Zoom or in person at the Coralville Public Library or the Center for Worker Justice. The webinar will be held August 19, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Click the link below to join the meeting: https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMTAsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTA4MDYuNDQyMTY0NDEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3Rpbnl1cmwuY29tL0ZIQXVnMjE_dXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fc291cmNlPWdvdmRlbGl2ZXJ5In0.6HN_NZPh5u44d_hYvt8nbw7ZI8GwKhtnHQUvXpg0Xhw/s/1173833982/br/110514786876-l

The Iowa Legal Aid and the Johnson County Affordable Housing Coalition are hosting a free tenant rights webinar. Participants may join by Zoom or in person at the Coralville Public Library or the Center for Worker Justice. The webinar will be held August 19, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Click the link below to join the meeting: https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMTAsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsImJ1bGxldGluX2lkIjoiMjAyMTA4MDYuNDQyMTY0NDEiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3Rpbnl1cmwuY29tL0ZIQXVnMjE_dXRtX21lZGl1bT1lbWFpbCZ1dG1fc291cmNlPWdvdmRlbGl2ZXJ5In0.6HN_NZPh5u44d_hYvt8nbw7ZI8GwKhtnHQUvXpg0Xhw/s/1173833982/br/110514786876-l

Prevent sunburns and future skin issues by finding a shady spot! Find playgrounds and parks with structures like picnic ...
08/18/2021

Prevent sunburns and future skin issues by finding a shady spot! Find playgrounds and parks with structures like picnic shelters and trees. Don't forget an umbrella or other source of shade if heading to the beach or pool. Find fun indoor activities that don't involve the TV or other screens. #warrencountyhealthservices

Prevent sunburns and future skin issues by finding a shady spot! Find playgrounds and parks with structures like picnic shelters and trees. Don't forget an umbrella or other source of shade if heading to the beach or pool. Find fun indoor activities that don't involve the TV or other screens. #warrencountyhealthservices

The CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals receive an additional dose of #COVID19...
08/17/2021

The CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals receive an additional dose of #COVID19 vaccine. People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them. If an individual qualifies for an additional dose, the person should receive the same type of vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) they received for doses one and two. For more information about this recommendation please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html #warrencountyhealthservices

The CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals receive an additional dose of #COVID19 vaccine. People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them. If an individual qualifies for an additional dose, the person should receive the same type of vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) they received for doses one and two. For more information about this recommendation please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html #warrencountyhealthservices

Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and routine vaccinations during the pandemic, but NOW IS THE TIME TO CATCH UP.  ...
08/16/2021

Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and routine vaccinations during the pandemic, but NOW IS THE TIME TO CATCH UP. Kids need their vaccines to stay healthy! Schedule a visit with your family doctor or public health to catch up on these vaccines as soon as you are able. Learn more with the CDC’s vaccine schedule here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/imz/child-adolescent.html #warrencountyhealthservices #publichealth

Lots of parents put off doctors’ visits and routine vaccinations during the pandemic, but NOW IS THE TIME TO CATCH UP. Kids need their vaccines to stay healthy! Schedule a visit with your family doctor or public health to catch up on these vaccines as soon as you are able. Learn more with the CDC’s vaccine schedule here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/imz/child-adolescent.html #warrencountyhealthservices #publichealth

We know last year was tough with kids in and out of in-person school. Tough for kids, but also tough for parents! This s...
08/13/2021

We know last year was tough with kids in and out of in-person school. Tough for kids, but also tough for parents! This school year you can help your kids and teens 12+ avoid getting sick by making sure they get both doses of the COVID vaccine. Vaccine appointments should be scheduled NOW so kids/teens are protected as close to the start of the school year as possible or find a walk-in clinic here: https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

We know last year was tough with kids in and out of in-person school. Tough for kids, but also tough for parents! This school year you can help your kids and teens 12+ avoid getting sick by making sure they get both doses of the COVID vaccine. Vaccine appointments should be scheduled NOW so kids/teens are protected as close to the start of the school year as possible or find a walk-in clinic here: https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

During extreme heat drink plenty of water, even if you don't feel thirsty. #HeatSafety
08/12/2021

During extreme heat drink plenty of water, even if you don't feel thirsty. #HeatSafety

During extreme heat drink plenty of water, even if you don't feel thirsty. #HeatSafety

While the rapid spread of the #COVID19 Delta variant is concerning, vaccines provide excellent protection against seriou...
08/12/2021

While the rapid spread of the #COVID19 Delta variant is concerning, vaccines provide excellent protection against serious illness and help protect others who are vulnerable to the disease. Get more info on variants here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/variant-cases.html
And when you’re ready, find vaccines providers in our community at vaccinate.iowa.gov and don’t forget to share information with other who might need it! #warrencountyhealthservices

While the rapid spread of the #COVID19 Delta variant is concerning, vaccines provide excellent protection against serious illness and help protect others who are vulnerable to the disease. Get more info on variants here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/variant-cases.html
And when you’re ready, find vaccines providers in our community at vaccinate.iowa.gov and don’t forget to share information with other who might need it! #warrencountyhealthservices

Make sure you drink LOTS of water to stay hydrated and prevent dehydration, heat stroke & more. #SummerSafety
08/11/2021

Make sure you drink LOTS of water to stay hydrated and prevent dehydration, heat stroke & more. #SummerSafety

Make sure you drink LOTS of water to stay hydrated and prevent dehydration, heat stroke & more. #SummerSafety

Check out the latest vaccination rates in Warren County!
08/11/2021

Check out the latest vaccination rates in Warren County!

Be safe in the extreme heat. Remember to drink lots of water!  #BeatTheHeat #Warrencountyhealthservices
08/10/2021

Be safe in the extreme heat. Remember to drink lots of water! #BeatTheHeat #Warrencountyhealthservices

Be safe in the extreme heat. Remember to drink lots of water! #BeatTheHeat #Warrencountyhealthservices

In areas with substantial and high transmission, CDC recommends everyone (including fully vaccinated individuals) wear a...
08/09/2021
COVID Data Tracker

In areas with substantial and high transmission, CDC recommends everyone (including fully vaccinated individuals) wear a mask in public indoor settings to help prevent spread of Delta and protect others. Currently, Warren County is in High transmission. You can check the transmission rate of Warren County at https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/?fbclid=IwAR37dtqhN3X3_7so4PHdt8ofFsysZGMHZYpvIjAAMEqhSYaINtbiMBGC7cM#county-view The best thing you can do to protect yourselves and others is to get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe and FREE for everyone. #warrencountyhealthservices

CDC’s home for COVID-19 data. Visualizations, graphs, and data in one easy-to-use website.

Happy National Book Lovers Day! Did you know that reading out load to a baby can help them develop communication and lan...
08/09/2021

Happy National Book Lovers Day! Did you know that reading out load to a baby can help them develop communication and language skills? Reading is great for people of all ages! #warrencountyhealthservices #readingtochildren

Happy National Book Lovers Day! Did you know that reading out load to a baby can help them develop communication and language skills? Reading is great for people of all ages! #warrencountyhealthservices #readingtochildren

We ALL have a role in slowing down #COVID19 to keep our communities healthy and avoid overloading our healthcare workers...
08/06/2021

We ALL have a role in slowing down #COVID19 to keep our communities healthy and avoid overloading our healthcare workers. The best individual protection for individuals 12+ is vaccination, but to protect kids under 12 and others who cannot get vaccinated or aren’t fully vaccinated yet, masks are also important prevention measures! Find vaccine providers for ages 12+: https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

We ALL have a role in slowing down #COVID19 to keep our communities healthy and avoid overloading our healthcare workers. The best individual protection for individuals 12+ is vaccination, but to protect kids under 12 and others who cannot get vaccinated or aren’t fully vaccinated yet, masks are also important prevention measures! Find vaccine providers for ages 12+: https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/providers/

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Indianola, IA
50125

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Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

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