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Services

Emergency Preparedness

Wright County Public Health staff stay connected at the local, state, and federal levels to ensure the community is prepared for an emergency.

Women, Infants, and Children

The Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months. WIC helps families by providing healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies. The Iowa WIC program is administered by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH).

Environmental Services

Why should I test my well water?
Testing your private well on a regular basis is an important part of maintaining a safe and reliable source. The quality of a water source may change over time, even suddenly. Changes can go unnoticed as the water may look, smell, and taste the same. Sandra McGrath, Rn will test your well water for Coliform Bacteria, E-Coli, Nitrates, Sulfates and Arsenic FREE OF CHARGE.

Immunizations

Public Health officials in Iowa recommend the adolescent immunization schedule provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This schedule shows needed vaccines for those ages 7-18. Some physicians may vary this schedule to meet your child’s needs.

Infectious / Communicable Diseases

Wright County promotes healthy behaviors in order to prevent the spread of infectious disease by:
Screening and referrals for diagnosis

Wound/Ostomy Care

Wright County Health Department offers a wound and ostomy care. Treatment includes dressing changes, basic wound debridement, and care for colostomy. The nurse works closely with the medical provider for wound assessment and treatment. Referrals for wound care can be made for patients for any of the following reasons

Tobacco Cessation

Want to quit smoking? We can help!