Welcome

Welcome

Winneshiek County Public Health has been proudly serving the residents of Winneshiek County for over half a century with their public health and home health care needs. This agency is dedicated to maintaining the health of our community through communicable disease surveillance, safe water and sanitation issues and prevention of health problems. We are an official Home Health Agency, certified as a participating agency under the Health Insurance Benefits Program XVIII and XIX (Medicare and Medicaid).
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Our Mission

Our Mission

Mission Statement: To promote, preserve, enhance and protect the health and well-being of all persons in the community...realizing that HEALTH CARE is the fundamental right of every human being without distinction because of race, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, social or financial status.
National Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

Act FAST! Note Facial drooping; Arm weakness; Speech difficulties; Time to call 911.
WENS System Sign Up

WENS System Sign Up

WENS is the Winneshiek Emergency Notification System. Sign up now to stay up-to-date on emergencies affecting your safety at: http://tinyurl.com/wcalert
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Help at the Push of a Button

Help at the Push of a Button

We offer the Medical Alert system. If you have a sudden emergency or a fall and cannot reach your phone, push your pendant and get help right away. Give us a call at 382-4662 to learn more.
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Check the Skin You’re In

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  It's important that we all protect ...
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We Have MenB Vaccine!

Winneshiek County Public Health now offers the MenB vaccine. We use  a 2-dose vaccine seri...
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Bike Month

May is National Bike Month!  It's time to bring your bike out of storage and get it ready
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Ask for Winneshiek County Public Health

When your family or health care provider suggests that you have home health care, be sure ...
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Learn CPR!

Do you know CPR? Do you need to renew your CPR? Winneshiek County Public Health offers American Heart Association CPR cl...

Medicaid Changes

Winneshiek County Public Health has signed contracts with the three Managed Care Organizations that will be taking over ...

Disaster Planning Brochure

Click here to access the Disaster Planning Brochure.

Links

American Red Cross Centers for Disease Control and Prevention First Lady Michelle Obama's Initiative Food and C...