Dickinson County Public Health

2301 U.S. 71, Spirit Lake, IA, USA

Phone 7123396050 | Fax 7123396052


Best Care for Better Babies is a home visitation program serving pregnant women and new parents with infants. Home visits provide one-on-one time with parents and help increase their knowledge of their infants health and development.

Services:

  • Home Visits
  • Parent Education
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Resource Network

Intake Process:

Call 712.264.6451 for application details

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No


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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