Stay up-to-date with the latest news, announcements, and press releases from Pottawattamie County Public Health.
Pottawattamie County Public Health participated in #WearGreenDay for Mental Health Awareness! We are proud to support Iowa Healthiest State Initiative to help end the stigma of mental health and do our part to #MakeItOk
Last week the Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation designating the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. We are very grateful to have the support of our board and The Wellbeing Partners to raise awareness about mental health.
Click on the photo above to view the 2023-2025 Pottawattamie County Community Health Improvement Plan.
Although the weather was a little on the chilly side, the 2023 Shamrock Shuffle was a success! Great job to everyone who participated! We enjoyed getting to visit with everyone and can't wait to be back again next year!
Dr. Barb Lee was recognized for the 17 years that she spent being a member of the Pottawattamie County Board of Health. We appreciate all that she has done and continues to do for our community!
Pottawattamie County Public Health offers free car seat installations and checks from one of our Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technicians. Call 712-242-1155 to schedule an appointment for a check today!
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.
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.
Pottawattamie County Public Health still offers free COVID-19 test kits available for pick up! Give us a call at 712-242-1155 and we'd be happy to run the kits out to your car.
Starting June 24th, individuals will need to take completed test kits directly to a UPS drop-off location (shipping label is provided in test kits).
The best way to prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19 is to get vaccinated and stay up to date with booster doses.
Pottawattamie County's 'An Expression of Community' has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
The Pottawattamie County Public Health Department wrapped up a successful year at the Council Bluffs Farmer's Market.