Burlington

522 North 3rd Street, Burlington, IA, USA

Phone 3197538290 | Fax 3197538703


The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program oversees blood lead testing of children, provides case management services when children are identified as lead-poisoned, and conducts education and outreach services regarding childhood lead poisoning. Childhood lead poisoning has significant effects on the health of children and on community health. Lead has adverse effects on nearly all organ systems in the body. It is especially harmful to the developing brains and nervous systems of children under the age of six years.

Services:

  • Identification and case management for children with elevated blood lead levels;
  • Identification and control of lead paint hazards;
  • Surveillance of elevated blood lead levels in children to monitor progress; and
  • Provide education and outreach regarding childhood lead poisoning in communities and promote community involvement.

Intake Process:

Contact Iowa Department of Public Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program at 1-800-972-2026.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No


Home visits available to any new parent by a registered nurse. Nurses check weight, educate, answer questions, and provide support. Nurses may assist with community referrals if needed.

Services:

  • Breastfeeding assistance
  • Weight checks and education on health and any medical care needed
  • Information about healthy growth and development
  • Guidance and support to help parents enjoy their new baby
  • General information on health, safety, parenting, growth and development
  • Provide information about community resources, assistance with referrals, and follow up. Assistance with setting goals
  • Assistance in building a strong foundation for later educational success for your child

Eligibility:

Pregnant women, new parents, or families with children up to age 5. Families must meet income guidelines.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success (HOPES) is a home visiting program and serves families with young children. The program goals are to promote child health and development, improve family relationships, and encourage positive parenting and family relationships. Families may work with HOPES Family Support Workers prenatally trough preschool.

Services:

  • Advocacy and linking families to appropriate community services.
  • Teach, demonstrate, and coach parents on how to care for their child.
  • Cultivate and strengthen nurturing parent-child relationships.
  • Teach and model appropriate parent behavior and methods of discipline.
  • Provide prenatal information and support.

Eligibility:

Families must enroll while pregnant or at the birth of their child.

Intake Process:

Call 319-753-8290 for information.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Program: Home Care

EveryStep offers a variety of in-home care and support services to help individuals recover from illness or injury, and to help seniors lead healthy, active lives.

Services:

EveryStep has registered nurses, home health aides, homemakers, respite, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and medical social works who can assist with the following

  • Post hospital care
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Wound Care/ Wound Vac Therapy
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Safety Evaluations
  • Medication Set-up
  • Medication teaching for compliance
  • Monthly urinary catheter change
  • Medication injection services

Eligibility:

Must meet the Centers of Medicaid Services guidelines for admission. Homecare can bill Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicaid, VA, and most private insurance.

Intake Process:

Contact Intake at 515-558-9591 or email homecare@everystep.org.

Payment:

Private Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid

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

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