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State Launches #StepUpMaskUpIA to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

State Launches #StepUpMaskUpIA to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

The Iowa Department of Public Health, along with Gov. Kim Reynolds, is asking the public to #StepUpMaskUpIA. This new outreach campaign encourages Iowans to follow important public health mitigation measures such as wearing a cloth face covering when in public. 

Thursday, July 23, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (19418)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
Iowa Program Targets Seat Belt Safety for Pregnant and Postpartum Women 6/30/20

Iowa Program Targets Seat Belt Safety for Pregnant and Postpartum Women 6/30/20

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Transportation today announced a statewide plan to help encourage pregnant and postpartum women to buckle up to prevent death and reduce serious injuries due to vehicle crashes

Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2227)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Iowa Communities Honored by CDC for Water Fluoridation (10/29/19)

Iowa Communities Honored by CDC for Water Fluoridation (10/29/19)

The Iowa Department of Public Health announced today that 107 Iowa communities have been awarded the Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Tuesday, October 29, 2019/Author: Anonym/Number of views (4407)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Toolkit Focuses on Health Science Careers (10/14/19)

Toolkit Focuses on Health Science Careers (10/14/19)

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education (IDOE), Iowa Hospital Association (IHA), Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA), and various health care service providers, educators and community partners, has released the Iowa Health Science Work-based Learning Toolkit. The toolkit is a collection of resources to encourage middle and high school students, and adult job seekers to enter into health science careers.

Monday, October 14, 2019/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3824)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.5
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New Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens (9/9/19)

New Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens (9/9/19)

According to the 2018 Iowa Youth Survey, 22.4% of 11th grade students, 8.3% of eighth grade students and 2.4% of sixth grade students currently use e-cigarettes. The long-term health consequences for youth using these products are unknown. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) now offers a special program for teens who want to quit using tobacco, including e-cigarettes.

Monday, September 9, 2019/Author: Anonym/Number of views (6762)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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