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Avian Flu updates are best monitored on the IDALS website. Click here for information and current outbreaks..

For more Avian Flu information take a look at the CDC website here.

You can find current information on health and disease surveillance, and safety activities for the state of Iowa here.

 NEW! The Code Red Emergency Notification system is being replaced in the county by WENS. Click here to sign up. Everyone will need to do this as the data will not transfer.


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Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visit for details or to enroll. 

Click here for information on Nicotine Replacement Thereapy offer!



Emergency Medical Services
Calhoun County has instituted the Code Red Emergency Notificatio
n System - an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications.

Contact us:

Calhoun County Public Health

501 Court Street

Rockwell City, IA 50579


Fax: 712-297-7530

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Calhoun County Public Health



Fall is approaching and this is a great time to clean out the old hazardous materials in your garage and home. Contact us for disposal of your unused toxic items!


Our Mission. Calhoun County Public Health's mission is to partner with the community to provide quality public health services in Calhoun County.

Vision Statement. Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Our Services: We provide a variety of Public Health Services through this office. Click on each service area below to find out more about what we do and how it may help you and your family.

Resource and Referral

Emergency Medical Services

Homemaker Service

Home Health Care

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Environmental Health

Family/Child Health Services

Disaster Response



Iowa Public Health Standards

The Iowa Public Health Standards provide a consistent, accountable approach to promoting and protecting the health of Iowans. The standards describe the basic public health services and infrastructure that all Iowans can reasonably expect from their local and the state public health departments. Click on each standard below to see the 2011 version.


2011 CHNA HIP reports are now available! Click here to read the report and see how Calhoun County is doing. You can also see the performance measures for Calhoun County here.


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