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Pottawattamie County Public Health

Pottawattamie County Public Health's mission is to work in partnership to protect all of Pottawattamie County residents’ health. Health: that optimal state of physical, mental, and environmental well-being that is a right and responsibility of all residents of Pottawattamie County.

Latest News & Announcements

Vaccine Perception Survey

Pottawattamie County Public Health invites you to take our vaccine perception survey to provide feedback on our community's perception of vaccines.

Mental Health Community Conversations

We want to hear from YOU about your experiences related to mental health. Join the Douglas, Pottawattamie, and Sarpy/Cass Health Departments, and The Wellbeing Partners for a virtual Community Conversation around the community’s mental health priorities. Choose one of the dates below: Thursday, Nov. 17 from 9:00-10:00 AM or Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6:00- 7:00 PM Register here ---> https://www.flowcode.com/page/mentalhealth22 We will be drawing a winner for a $25 Amazon gift card from those who participate in each conversation.

Pottawattamie County Public Health Recognized by NACCHO for 'An Expression of Community'

Pottawattamie County’s– ‘An Expression of Community’ has been recognized with the Innovative Practice Bronze Award from the National Associations of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO). The award celebrates local health departments for developing innovative programs to meet the needs of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The designation as a Bronze Innovative Practice demonstrates a high level of program innovation and reflects the collaboration, adaptability, and program resilience.

First Probable Case of Monkeypox in Pottawattamie County Confirmed

The Iowa Department of Public Health has confirmed the first probable case of monkeypox in Pottawattamie County. Pottawattamie County Public Health is working closely with IDPH to conduct contact tracing.

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