Community Health

Cherokee County Public Health touches the lives of Cherokee County residents every day. Our Public Health services prepare for, respond to and recover from Public Health emergencies such as the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Epidemic. We aid you - our community - in the prevention of epidemics and spread of disease through investigations of communicable and infectious diseases.

Cherokee County Public Health employs top-notch nurses who provide skilled and compassionate care to all age groups.

Services offered:

  • Communicable disease teaching and follow up
  • Tobacco prevention
  • Community education on health-related topics/prevention
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Dental screening and fluoride varnish
  • Developmental screening
  • Home visiting
    • Best care of babies
    • Public Health nursing
    • Home care
  • Immunizations
  • Walk-in Flu Clinic (no appointment necessary)
    • October to December (dependent upon vaccine availability)
  • and more.

For more information on Public Health issues in Iowa, visit the Iowa Department of Public Health website.

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That’s the Cherokee Regional Medical Center difference.