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IDPH Celebrates International Adolescent Health Week

IDPH Celebrates International Adolescent Health Week

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recognizing International Adolescent Health Week March 20-26, 2022, and encourages all Iowans to put the health, safety, and well-being of children first every day, but especially during this week.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (1718)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Iowa. As part of this annual health observance, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging Iowans starting at the age of 45 to get screened for colorectal cancer (CRC).

Thursday, March 10, 2022/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (1973)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), in collaboration with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), recognizes March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM).

Thursday, March 3, 2022/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (2342)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Additional Formula Recall

Additional Formula Recall

Iowans Should Inspect Containers of Similac PM 60/40

Abbott is recalling one lot of Similac PM 60/40 (Lot # 27032K80 (can) / Lot # 27032K800 (case)) manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. This is in addition to lots of Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare powder formula that were recalled on February 17. The FDA’s investigation related to powder infant formula produced in Abbott’s Sturgis, Michigan facility related to Cronobacter and Salmonella infections in infants is ongoing. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (2210)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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IDPH Awarded Funding to Foster Nutrition Equity Across the State

IDPH Awarded Funding to Foster Nutrition Equity Across the State

Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announces that it has received grant funding of $144,275 from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) as part of its newly established State Partnerships Improving Nutrition Equity (SPINE) program. SPINE is a federal program that addresses food and nutrition security through sustainable and equitable actions that tackle economic and social conditions limiting food and nutrition security across the lifespan.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (1812)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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