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ABUSE REPORTING

  • Child Abuse
  • Child and Depandant Adult Abuse reporting Hotline 800-352-2178
  • Domestic Violence Emergency Sheltering, Office 515-955-2273, Crisis 515-573-8000 or 888-356-2006
  • Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center, Victim Advocate/Counselor, Serving Carroll and Calhoun Counties, E-Mail:  FCCSandy@yahoo.com, 712-792-6722
  • Elder Abuse/Nursing Home Abuse https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/ 

ADDICTIONS

AGING

ALZHEIMERS

ASSISTED LIVING CENTERS

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BASIC NEEDS

BED BUGS

BLINDNESS

BLUE ZONES

  • Blue Zones-Which areas of the country are healthiest and live the longest? Find out on this site!

BULLYING

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CALHOUN COUNTY CITIES

CALHOUN COUNTY OFFICES

CANCER

  • Cancer Insurance Checklist http://www.canceriowa.org/ICCNewsOct2013.aspx
  • 2015 Cancer Consortium Report
CANNABIDIOL

  • IDPH Medical Cannibidiol Act Card Registration Program
CEREBRAL PALSY

CHILDREN'S SERVICES

CHILDREN AND GRIEF

CHILD SAFETY

  • It is easy to get distracted in our world today but do something to remind yourself that your child is in the car with you. Place a stuffed animal in the seat next to you as a visual reminder that your child is in the back, or leave your purse or breifcase or some item you'll need at your destination in the backseat with the child. It only takes one quick decision-Watch this powerful video.

COMMUNITY

  • Community Health Needs Assessment

cg-1012-75x110THE COMMUNITY GUIDE - The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) is a collection of all the evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force. It can help you make decisions by providing information on community preventive services programs and policies that have been shown to work, and how they may fit the needs of your community.

CONSUMER SAFETY

CORD BLOOD

COUNSELING

CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS

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DEAF

DENTAL CARE

Calhoun County:

Manson Family Dental,  1303 11th Ave, PO Box 90, Manson, IA 50563  712-469-3000 Accepts Hawk-i 
Dr. Anne Arklie, 1120 Market, Box 61, Gowrie, IA 50543 515-352-5230
Family 1st Dental of Lake City, 1331 W. Main, Lake City, IA 51449 712-464-3124
Dr. Larry Kalkwarf, 416 Main St., Rockwell City, IA 50579 712-297-7990

Sac County:
Family 1st of Lake View, 1160 3rd St., Lake View, IA 51450 712-657-3061 *Dr. Ching both offices
Family 1st of Sac City, 110 S. 6th St, Sac City, IA 50583 712-662-4766 *Dr. Ching – both offices
New XIX  to age 18 Hawk-I, DWP but only 5/month

 


DIABETES

  • Are you at risk for diabetes? Take this quiz to find out.

DISABILITY RESOURCES

DISEASE

Domestic and Sexual Assault Outreach Center-888-356-2006 (24 hour Crisis Line) or 515-573-8000

DRUG/HEALTH COSTS

  • Better Choices/Better Health Self Management Program
  • Calhoun County General Relief
  • Calhoun County Health Department Safety Net/Health Resource Coordinator
  • Community Health Center
  • HIP Iowa
  • Iowa Cares
  • Medicaid
  • Medication Assisstance-Pfizer assistance for prescription drugs or call 866-706-2400
  • Needy Meds
  • Together RX Access
  • Community Health Center, 126 N 10th St, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, Phone:(515) 576-6500, Hours:Tuesday hours 7:30 am–4:00 pm, www.chcfd.com

DOCTORS

DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

EMPLOYMENT

ENVIRONMENT

FALL PREVENTION

  • Matter of Balance Classes-Twin Lakes Christian Center, Harvest Hall, When: September 3, 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 9, 15, 22, Time: 10-11:30 am Call 712-297-8323 ex. 238 to sign up.
  • Fall Prevention click here
  • Safety Check for Older Adults

FAMILY SERVICES

FLOODING

  • For information on well management during floods, click here!

FLU

  • Flu shot schedule at Public Health
  • Stewart Memorial Hospital Flu Clinic Schedule

FLUORIDATION

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GENERAL RELIEF

  • General Relief – The County General Assistance Program is designed to provide temporary assistance to low income families and/or individuals who are not eligible for other forms of assistance. Prior authorization from the General Relief Director must be obtained before obtaining medical assistance.  Ongoing cases will be referred to the free medical clinic whenever possible. General relief is a payer of last resort for medication assistance.  Medication assistance programs through Medicare, IPDC Programs, and Prescription Assistance Programs from drug manufactures will be investigated for eligibility.
  • Calhoun County General Assistance is located at 515 Court St., Rockwell City , Phone  712-297-5292, Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

HEALTH INFORMATION

HOSPITALS

  • www.ia-hospitals.com This is a great directory of not only hospitals but local and federal public health agencies and other medical services. You can also find contact information for legislators.

HOUSING

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INSURANCE

  • Iowa Collaborative Safety Net Provider Network
  • Health Insurance Marketplace is open for new enrollees! Visit healthcare.gov or CuidadoDeSalud.gov for Spanish. The toll free 24 hr number to call for information is 1-800-318-2596.
  • Affordable Care Act For Fact Sheets, blogs and news visit http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/
  • SHIIP - The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a federally and state funded program of the Iowa Insurance Division which assists people on Medicare who have questions or problems related to Medicare and health insurance.  Email: shiip@iid.iowa.gov. Click here for FAQ's on this program.

IOWA

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

  • View Calhoun County newsletters and information here
  • Dare to Excel newsletters can be seen here. Informative newsletter focusing on helping kids succeed at school.

LEAD

  • Blood lead testing
  • Environmental

LIBRARIES

LOCALLY GROWN FOOD
LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES

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MEALS
Meal Sites

  • Congregate Meal Site
  • Manson Senior Citizens Community Center
  • Lake City Senior Citizen
  • Pomeroy Congregate Meal Site

Home Delivered Meals

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

  • Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies: Manson Loan Closet 515-571-7504 or 712-469-2255 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

MEDICAL PROVIDERS

MEDICATION

MENTAL HEALTH

MERCURY

  • For information on safe disposal and clean up click here.  Mercury thermometers are accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste site in Rockwell City, call 712-297-8323 ext 236 for appointment.

MESOTHELIOMA

MISCELLANEOUS

MOLD

MONEY

  • www.daveramsey.com Find out how to manage your money, make a budget, save for retirment and much more with Financial Peace University Classes. Held all over the state.
  • www.feedthepig.org This is a great site to start with finding resources on money management and saving.
  • www.mint.com A site that focuses on online and electronic money management.

MUMPS

NOROVISUS

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OBESITY

OPTOMETRISTS- See Vision below

PARENTING

PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE

PESTICIDES

PET LOSS SUPPORT

PHARMACIES

  • Community Pharmacy-Lake City 464-7281, Rockwell City 297-7337
  • Harris Drug 464-3165
  • Woodlawn Pharmacy 464-8811
  • Medicap Pharmacy 469-2214

PREGNANCY/ADOPTION

POISONING

POLLUTION

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RADON

  • EPA Citizens Guide to Radon
  • IDPH Radon information
  • Free Radon kits are available at this office (when available) and many other public or environmental health offices in each county. When free ones are not availble cost is only $5.

RECREATION

SALMONELLA

SCHOOLS

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

SLEEP

SMOKING CESSATION

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    Quitting tobacco is the best thing you can do for your health, but we'll never pressure you to quit before you're ready. Using proven techniques developed and tested over the past 25 years, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people successfully quit tobacco. Let us help you too. Enrollment in Quitline Iowa now offers eight weeks of free NRT .The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) offers eight weeks of free nicotine replacement program (NRT) for Iowans who enroll in Quitline Iowa. For more information go to www.quitlineiowa.org or call 1-800-784-8669.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • IDPH has a comprehensive Bureau for substance abuse. For more information visit this site.

SUICIDE

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TICKS

TRANSPORTATION

TEENS

TUBERCULOSIS

  • Tuberculin Skin Test:  The TB skin test (Mantoux tuberculin skin test) is performed by injecting a small amount of fluid (called tuberculin) into the skin in the lower part of the arm. A person given the tuberculin skin test must return within 48 to 72 hours to have a trained health care worker look for a reaction on the arm.  To schedule a Tb Skin test call Calhoun County Public Health at 712-297-8323.  For more information visit http://www.idph.state.ia.us/ImmTB/TB.aspx?prog=Tb&pg=TbTesting

VETERANS AFFAIRS

VISION

Those with an * accept Title XIX patients

  • Central Iowa Eye Care 515-576-1261*
  • Carroll Eye Care Associates 712-792-9687*
  • Dr. Jeffrey Foreman 515-955-7777*
  • Dr. Richard Jacobson 515-573-1145*
  • Dr. Terry Moehnke 515-955-6720*
  • Rock-Judisch Vision Clinic -712-464-3136*
  • Sinek Vision Clinic - Manson 712-469-2592*
  • Sinek Vision Clinic - Rockwell City712-297-8607*
  • Wolfe Family Vision Clinic -712-662-7777*
  • Wolfe Eye Clinic 515-576-7777*
  • Iowa Department for the Blind

WAIVER SERVICES- See Disability Resources

WELLNESS

  • View a powerpoint of stretching and exercises that can be done at home! Click here to view!
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