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Oct 19

Mental Health Services Offered by VA

The Mental Health Service Line of VA Central Iowa Health Care System offers comprehensive services to eligible veterans in the Des Moines, Knoxville, Mason City, Ft. Dodge, Marshalltown and Carroll clinics. Services are delivered by licensed health care professionals including Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, RNs, Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists, Peer Support Specialists as […]

Oct 18

AFM Information from Iowa Department of Public Health

Two potential cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have been reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health in 2018. Both cases were in children (one in Western Iowa, one in Central Iowa). Neither child died. AFM is a serious condition that causes weakness in the arms and legs. There are several potential causes of […]

Oct 18

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

Flu shots are available at the public health office now.  Please call the office (641-464-0691) to make sure a nurse will be available when you want to come in.  We can bill standard Medicare (not HMO’s), Blue Cross/Blue Shield and UnitedHealthcare.  If paying privately, the charge for the shot will be $35. According to the […]

Oct 18

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down syndrome (sometimes called Down’s syndrome) is a condition in which a child is born with an extra copy of their 21st chromosome — hence its other name, trisomy 21. This causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities. Many of the disabilities are lifelong, and they can also shorten life expectancy. However, people with […]