Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa Department of Public Health’

Naturally Occurring Gas Could Lead to Health Complications

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A transparent, radioactive gas could be putting some homeowners’ health at risk.

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Kalona Named Recipient of Water Fluoridation Quality Award

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Kalona is once again receiving a government award for their water fluoridation program.

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Outdoor Cooking Food Safety

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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

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Keeping Food Safe during the Summer

Posted: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and the Iowa Department of Public Health says summer is often marked with an increase in food borne diseases.  

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Summer Food Safety Reminders

Posted: Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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

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Summer Food Safety

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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

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Stop Smoking Hotline

Posted: Saturday, January 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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For those who have made a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking, there is help available. 

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Former Nursing Home Administrator on Probation

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators has disciplined a former Sigourney Care Center administrator convicted of improper conduct. 

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Nearly Three Of Every Ten Iowans Obese, Washington County Public Health To Unveil New Anti-Obesity Program

Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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A Center for Disease Control and Prevention report says no state met the country’s Healthy People 2010 Goal to lower obesity to 15% of Americans.

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Washington County Hospital To Receive Money To Enhance Emergency Communications, Planning

Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Iowa Department of Public Health more than $4 million to enhance hospital and community response to health emergencies across the state.

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