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IDPH Announces First Human West Nile Virus Case of Season (7/20/17)

IDPH Announces First Human West Nile Virus Case of Season (7/20/17)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus disease in Iowa in 2017. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (828)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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IDPH Recognizes Drowning Prevention Week June 18-24 (6/12/17)

IDPH Recognizes Drowning Prevention Week June 18-24 (6/12/17)

Thursday, June 15, 2017, Governor Reynolds will sign a proclamation declaring June 18 through 24 as Drowning Prevention Week. Over the last 10 years, an average of 37 Iowans has died each year from accidental drowning. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans that water safety is for everyone, not just children.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (1197)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Tick Season Underway in Iowa (5/23/17)

Tick Season Underway in Iowa (5/23/17)

The mild spring with frequent rains means tick-borne disease season is underway in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans to protect themselves against tick bites. Ticks can carry the organisms that cause diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and Ehrlichiosis. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (1523)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Iowa Public Health Tracking Portal Enhanced for Easier Use

Iowa Public Health Tracking Portal Enhanced for Easier Use

IDPH has launched several upgrades to the Iowa Public Health Tracking Portal (IPHT), a web-based system to track public health data. The enhancements will make it easier for the public to access high quality data in less time. These data can improve the understanding of hazards and lead to actions that may prevent chronic illnesses. With IPHT, Iowans have access to both environmental data and health outcome data simultaneously. 

Monday, October 10, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (1983)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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IDPH Announces First Human West Nile Virus Cases of Season

IDPH Announces First Human West Nile Virus Cases of Season

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has confirmed the first human cases of West Nile virus disease in Iowa in 2016.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (3049)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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