Rock Rapids

315 1st Avenue, Rock Rapids, IA, USA

Phone 7124728200 | Fax 7124724039


Healthy Families Lyon County is a family-centered, strength-based program that provides in-home visits and education to parents of young children, prenatal through five years of age that reside in Lyon County.

The goals of the program is to support and strengthen families in building the foundation of safe, nurturing environments in which children thrive. Healthy Families Lyon County is a voluntary program offered at no cost through Northwest Iowa Empowerment Funding.

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:

Lyon County resident with children prenatal through age five.

Intake Process:

Call for information.

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 noon; 1:00 – 4:30 pm

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