Posts With Keyword ‘IDPH’

Grilling Safety Tips

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 5:45 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.

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Avoiding RWI’s

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:27 am

In an effort to raise awareness about healthy swimming, the Iowa Department of Health is reminding that next week is National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week.

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IDPH Report: Domestic Violence Deaths Up

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 5:54 am

A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health indicates domestic violence related deaths are on the rise.

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IDPH: Limiting Screen Time Correlates with Healthy Body Index in Kids

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:52 am

A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health indicates keeping children at a normal body index may be easier by simply limiting screen time.

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Power Outage Safety

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 5:58 am

As an ice storm blankets a large portion of Iowa this week, the Iowa Department of Public Health is urging residents to be prepared should power outages occur.

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Third Influenza Wave Expected

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 7:14 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is asking for help combating seasonal and H1N1 influenza.

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H1N1 Nasal Spray Recalled

Posted: Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 5:58 am

Iowa received nearly 47,000 of a batch of intranasal H1N1 vaccine now being recalled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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H1N1 Nasal Vaccine Recalled

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Iowa received nearly 47,000 doses of a batch of intranasal H1N1 vaccine now being recalled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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IDPH Warns of Slips and Falls

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 7:31 am

Freezing rain and sleet are expected to be part of the wintry mix hitting Iowa.

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H1N1 Vaccines Recalled; CDC: Safety not an Issue

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 at 7:28 am

Certain lots of the H1N1 vaccine are being recalled.

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IDPH Warns of CO Poisoning During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:55 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans of an often overlooked winter weather threat

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Keeping Pets Safe from the Flu

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is warning that humans aren’t the only ones who have to look out for the flu this season.

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Child’s Death Linked to Whooping Cough

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The death of a young Southeast Iowa child is being linked to pertussis

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IDPH Recognizes Johnson Co. as “Healthy Community”

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2009 at 6:46 am

Communities in Johnson County are being recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health

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High Number of Flu Absences Reported

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Health says the number of school absences due to flu like illness is on the rise.

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Mosquitoes Still Present in Fall Months

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 5:54 am

Despite the dropping temperatures, state health officials say mosquitoes are still active

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Two H1N1 Deaths Reported in E. Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 8:17 am

Two H1N1 related deaths have been reported

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