Siouxland District Health Department

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Reportable Disease Hotline

To report diseases immediately, use the Iowa Department of Public Health 24/7 disease reporting telephone hotline: 1-800-362-2736. 

 
Want to know when and how to report certain diseases view IDPH's Disease Reporting Poster.

Radon

Testing your home for radon is easy and inexpensive. Test kits are available at SDHD for only $7. Learn more about radon and testing your home. 

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IMMUNIZATIONS

Need a copy of your child's immunization record? Click Here. Must have name, date of birth, and a Social Security or Medicaid number.

To schedule an appointment, call 712-279-6119 and ask for the clinic.

Immunization eligibility information for Vaccine for Children's (VFC) program in English and Spanish 

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All clinics held at SDHD, 1014 Nebraska St.

Effective, August 1, 2016 there is a $15.00 administration fee per child for all non-Iowa Medicaid children receiving vaccinations through our immunization clinics.  We accept cash, check, credit or debit cards for payment at this time. In addition, we are unable to accept children with Hawk-I coverage.  These children should be taken to their physician for immunizations.

  

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Radon is a radioactive gas that is colorless and odorless. It originates in the soil from the natural decay of uranium that exists in or below most soils and enters homes through cracks, around pipes, through sump pumps and drain tiles. The only way to know if your home has a radon problem is to test for it.  Iowa has the highest percentage of homes in the nation with elevated radon levels. 

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and the number one cause for nonsmokers.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that radon causes approximately 21,000 deaths per year nationally; most of these are preventable.   

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Iowa Department of Public Health recommend that all Iowa homes be tested for radon and homes with elevated levels should be fixed.

Testing for radon is easy and inexpensive and test kits are widely available.  Kits are available to walk-in customers at Siouxland District Health Department for just $7.  This price includes the kit, the postage to send to the lab, and the lab analysis.  Kits also may be ordered by calling the Iowa Radon Hotline at 1-800-383-5992.    

For more information:

Radon Fact Sheet

Iowa Home-Buyers and Sellers Fact Sheet

A Citizen's Guide to Radon

Iowa Department of Public Health Radon Information

EPA Radon Publications

 

 

 

 

 
 
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