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IDPH Quick Reads

IDPH Quick Reads is an electronic newsletter produced by the Director’s Office at the Iowa Department of Public Health. IDPH Quick Reads is published every three to four weeks.

Current Issue

IDPH Quick Reads - June 15, 2020  

  • IDPH COVID-19 response
  • HIP highlights: Benton County
  • SDHD gets residents moving
  • Congrats and kudos
  • HIV diagnoses reduction
  • IDPH spotlight: Physical Activity
  • Data snapshot: June is national cancer survivor month

Archive Issues

IDPH Quick Reads - March 16, 2020  

  • IDPH COVID-19 response
  • Renewed Narcan initiative
  • HIP highlights
  • Wayne County outreach
  • 5-2-1-0 reaches thousands
  • IDPH fast facts
  • IDPH spotlight: Office of the State Medical Examiner
  • Monthly data snapshot: Colorectal cancer 10-year trend shows 15% decrease
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - February 14, 2020  

  • IDPH monitors COVID-19
  • Wright County EMS featured
  • Decatur County on the move
  • Public health proclamations
  • IDPH expertise on display
  • HIP highlights: Clayton County
  • IDPH project chosen
  • Monthly data snapshot: Emergency dental services for Iowa children down 48% since 2010
  • Your Life Iowa expands
  • Program champions inclusivity
  • Registration open
  • IDPH fast facts: Naloxone kits

IDPH Quick Reads - January 15, 2020  

  • IDPH unveils new logo
  • Legislative session begins
  • NSDUH survey begins
  • Strategic plan update
  • HIP highlights - Emmet County
  • Public health innovation
  • IDPH spotlight - HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis
  • Monthly data snapshot - The Preventable and Treatable Cancer: Cervical Cancer
  • Congrats and kudos
  • Health equity podcast
  • IDPH fast facts
  • IDPH Employee Recognition Awards

IDPH Quick Reads - December 13, 2019  

  • IDPH welcomes new leaders
  • Vaping campaign launched
  • Iowa leads nation
  • New home for LCPH
  • HIP highlights
  • Flu vaccination campaign
  • IDPH spotlight: Health Statistics
  • Monthly data snapshot - Prevent the Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Congrats and kudos
  • Hawki anniversary

IDPH Quick Reads - November 15, 2019  

  • Public Health Leadership Academy begins
  • QCHI celebration
  • Data Day 2019
  • HIP highlights
  • Fall Tracking Portal update
  • I-STEP summit
  • Congrats and kudos
  • IDPH spotlight: Family Planning
  • Monthy data snapshot: Number of Diabetes Prevention Programs in Iowa

IDPH Quick Reads - October 15, 2019  

  • Vaping-related illnesses
  • Leadership promotes flu shot
  • Healthy Iowans Splash Walk 
  • HIP highlights
  • October proclamations
  • New faces at IDPH
  • Congrats and kudos
  • IDPH spotlight: Child Health
  • Monthly data snapshot: Iowa 11th Graders are Drinking Less Compared to Six Years Ago
  • School-health connections

IDPH Quick Reads - September 13, 2019  

  • Buchanan County focuses on Amish Community
  • Monroe County one-on-one work pays off
  • Scott County addresses walkability
  • IDPH spotlight: Environmental Health Services & Outreach
  • New names, new faces
  • Monthly data snapshot: Iowa Males Four Times More Likely Than Females to Die by Suicide
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - August 15, 2019  

  • See you at the fair
  • Governor's proclamations
  • Congrats and kudos
  • PHAB think tank
  • Tracking program mentors
  • Screening partnership
  • IDPH spotlight: Disability and Health
  • Monthly data snapshot - Hispanic Rates for Breastfeeding Up in 2017
  • Registration open

IDPH Quick Reads - July 15, 2019  

  • Honored to serve
  • Public health soap opera
  • 5-2-1-0 expansion
  • Fayette County steps up focus on walkability
  • IDPH spotlight: Emergency Medical Services & Trauma
  • Monthly data snapshot: Considerable Increase in Gonorrhea Cases in Iowa
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads June 14, 2019  

  • Iowa scores well in emergency preparedness
  • Youth tobacco prevention advocates gather
  • The adventures continue
  • Stay up-to-date on legislative news
  • Cherokee County engages community to tackel obesity
  • IDPH spotlight: Diabetes Prevention and Managment
  • Congrats and kudos
  • Monthly data snapshot: Iowa Drownind Deaths by Sex 2000 to 2015
  • Challenge accepted

IDPH Quick Reads - May 15, 2019  

  • IDPH funding set
  • Local collaboration provides training to first responders
  • IDPH career opportunities
  • Advisories, watches & warnings...oh my
  • Linn County partnership
  • IDPH spotlight: HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis
  • Monthly data snapshot: Iowans Newly Confirmed with Hepatitis C Annually: 2000-2018
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - April 16, 2019  

  • Public health disaster declared
  • Public health conference
  • From our local partners
  • NPHW
  • STD trends released
  • Public health hits the road
  • IDPH spotlight: Center for Congenital & Inherited Disorders
  • IDPH's Russell honored
  • Monthly data snapshot - Increase of Iowa Students Planning Suicide
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - March 15, 2019  

  • Brenda Dobson retires
  • Local public health updates
  • Medical cannabidiol update
  • National Public Health Week
  • Iowa Youth Survey
  • Sharing public health's story
  • IDPH spotlight: Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology
  • Give Back Iowa
  • Monthly data snapshot: Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among High Schoolers
  • Congrats and kudos
  • Iowa's Opioid Crisis: an update

IDPH Quick Reads - February 15, 2019  

  • HHS subcommittee at IDPH
  • 88th General Assembly convenes
  • 2018 QI summary
  • Governor Reynolds spotlights public health
  • Stop the Bleed
  • Walking College
  • IDPH spotlight: Board Licensure of Healthcare Professionals
  • Monthly data snapshot: Hospitalizations for Heart Attacks Decreasing in Iowa
  • Congrats and kudos

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