Cass County Public Health

Cass County Public Health is here for all ages & stages of life.

At Cass County Public Health, we are here to keep the community, families, adults, and children in our area Cass County Public Healthon a healthy path. Read below to find out about our programs, and for more information, please contact:

Cass County Public Health
(712) 243-7546
1408 East 10th Street Atlantic, IA 50022

 

For Children

Car Seat Installation
Our Child Passenger Safety Technicians will inspect and help you install your child’s car seat to make sure it is safe. Car seat checks are offered during special events and by appointment.

Child Health
Assist parents in obtaining well- child exams, oral health and developmental screenings for eligible children.

Immunizations
Childhood immunizations for uninsured and underinsured children. Call (712) 250-8122 for more information.

Lead Poisoning Prevention
Blood lead testing and follow-up for children (no charge) and information about reducing the risk for lead poisoning.

Parents as Teachers
Home visiting program for parents who are pregnant or have children up to kindergarten entry. Child developmental screenings, parenting education, car seat installation instruction, and group connections provided as part of the program.

 

For Adults

Care for Yourself
Iowa Breast and Cervical Screening, Cardiac Screening, and Health Coaching for 40- to 65-year-old income-eligible women.

Family Planning
Exams, pregnancy testing, birth control, and STD testing for males and females. Services offered on a sliding fee scale.

Maternal Health
Education, screenings, and referrals for a healthy pregnancy provided in trimester visits.

Volunteer Program
Coordination of community volunteers to provide transportation, companionship, errands and more with the goal to improve quality of life. Trained Volunteers also assist Medicare-eligible residents with information about Medicare insurance questions.

 

For Our Communities

Community Health Needs Assessment & Health Improvement Planning
Agency leads effort to complete a community health needs assessment every 5 years. From t he needs assessment, a health improvement plan for the county is developed in collaboration with other agencies to make improvements in the health of area residents.

Communicable Disease / Epidemiology
Follow-up provided to persons exposed to reportable communicable diseases and their contacts.

Environmental Health
Septic and well inspections and permits, radon awareness, animal abuse and bites. Call (641) 747-8320. Restaurant, hotel/motel, grocery store, convenience store, liquor store, and bar inspections call (712) 755-2609.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Assistance to communities, businesses, and individuals to increase preparedness efforts.

PATIENT SERVICES