Allison

428 6th Street, Allison, IA, USA

Phone 3192672934 | Fax 3192672113


Health departments are responsible for protecting individuals from health threats, educating communities about health issues, and providing healthy solutions for preventative care. Health departments also provide medical services at low cost or no cost to individuals.

Services:

  • Immunizations
  • Referrals for medical services
  • Childhood lead testing program
  • Disease outbreak prevention
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections clinic

Eligibility:

Open to anyone

Payment:

Self Pay, Sliding Scale, No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Homes with Healthy children provides home visitation services to families with young children. The goal is to enable parents and children to be safe, healthy, and nurtured. Families will experience success in many family issues including: health, development, school readiness, socialization, parent-child interaction, and family coping skills. This program has received the Iowa Family Support Credential.

Services:

  • Child development information
  • Parent education
  • Local resources and information
  • Prenatal support and education
  • Parenting skills

Intake Process:

Call to enroll.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm. Additional evening hours may be available if needed by the family.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Public Health nurses provides skilled nursing care, information on healthy lifestyle practices, and encourages changes for better health. This service is available to every citizen (of all ages) and is provided locally in every county. Skilled nursing services are provided by professional staff or associated paraprofessionals. The service available varies by county. Public Health Nurses also provide information and assistance to link families with local community resources for health and social needs.

Services:

Public Health nursing services vary by county and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pediatric home care
  • Immunizations (direct or referral)
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapies
  • Health teaching
  • Nutrition counseling and teaching
  • Initial newborn visit
  • Family support home visiting
  • Postpartum visits
  • STI testing & treatment

Intake Process:

Contact the local office to learn more and schedule an appointment.

Hours:

Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

Self Pay, Sliding Scale, No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website