Bremer County Health Department

403 3rd Street Southeast, Waverly, IA, USA

Phone 3193520082


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

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

Self Pay, Sliding Scale, No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No


Program: Loan Closet

The Bremer County Health Department (BCHD) offers a variety of medical equipment for individuals (both patients and non-patients) to loan out for up to a 5-month period. There is no cost to loan the equipment, but freewill donations in any amount are greatly appreciated to help with the upkeep of the equipment.

Services:

The BCHD loans out:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Shower chairs
  • Bath benches
  • Commodes ($10 fee for the bucket)
  • Raised toilet seats
  • Walkers
  • Canes
  • Crutches
  • Reachers
  • Toilet safety rails
  • Knee scooters

Eligibility:

Bremer county residents

Intake Process:

For more information regarding the loan equipment or to loan an item, contact BCHD at (319) 352-0082.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


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