Buchanan County Public Health

The Public Health Department exists to provide services within Buchanan County to assure health is protected and promoted, and to prevent the spread of disease through follow-up and investigation of communicable diseases. Tasks are performed utilizing the Core Public Health Functions and Essential Services. The Community Health Needs Assessment and the Development of a Health Improvement Plan is performed within the county to assist the local Board of Health in program planning. The Department receives funding from the Iowa Department of Public Health and other sourcesto assist with funding for services.