South Annex Building

129 West High Street, Toledo, IA, USA

Phone 6414844788 | Fax 6414845447


Program: NEST

The Nest program is an incentive based program for income-eligible pregnant women, post-partum mothers, and their children up to 4 years of age. Participants who are pregnant and/or have infants under 13 months can earn incentive points for healthy behaviors such as keeping doctor appointments and attending parent and preventative educational classes. Parents with children over 13 months can earn points by attending Nest parent education classes. The points are then redeemed for incentive items ranging from diapers, wipes, bathing supplies, baby clothes, car seats and educational books.

Services:

  • Group based parent education
  • Healthy behavior incentives
  • Baby supplies
  • Car seat safety class

Eligibility:

Residents of Black Hawk County with income below 185% of the federal poverty level.

Intake Process:

Contact the Nest program coordinator at 319-292-1805

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

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