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.
Stay Safe this Summer...and Always

Stay Safe this Summer...and Always

Thousands of organizations across the country are working to raise awareness of what it takes to stay safe. For more information check out the information below.
Check the Backseat!

Check the Backseat!

It's never ok to leave kids or pets in a vehicle even with windows down. A few minutes can be fatal. Check the backseat!
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Watch Out for Dangers

Can you walk and talk at the same time?  Sure, we can.  But once in a while we get distrac...
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June-Dairy-Month

Dairy is Good for You!

June is National Dairy Month.  Dairy products are part of a nutritious diet.   Diary produ...
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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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Sun Protection for Your Eyes

We remember to wear sunglasses when it's sunny but, do we think about wearing them when it...
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Mumps Information

Symptoms of mumps include: fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite and swollen salivary glands un...

Learn CPR!

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

Ask for Winneshiek County Public Health

When your family or health care provider suggests that you have home health care, be sure to ask for Winneshiek County P...

Links

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