posted on 2/7/22
The Federal Government has launched its website to allow individuals to order free COVID-19 test kits. Each household is able to order 4 test kits at no charge. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping.
Pottawattamie County Public Health invites you to take our vaccine perception survey to provide feedback on our community's perception of vaccines.
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’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.