Reference Guide for the Initial Domestic Refugee Health Assessment

This manual is designed to be a reference guide for health care providers that perform the Iowa Refugee Health Assessment. Providers can use this guide to find specific guidance on the recommended components of the assessment as well as answers to general questions about the delivery of health care to refugees.

Reference Guide


Chapter One: Iowa Refugee Health Assessment

Chapter Two: Discussion for History and Exam

Chapter Three: Immunization

Chapter Four: Tuberculosis

Chapter Five: Class B Tuberculosis Follow-up

Chapter Six: Hepatitis

Chapter Seven: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter Eight: HIV

Chapter Nine: Intestinal Parasites

Chapter Ten: Malaria

Chapter Eleven: Blood Work

Chapter Twelve: Lead

Chapter Thirteen: Mental Health

Chapter Thirteen: IDPH Contact Information