Siouxland District Health Department

Creating a healthy community for all


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.

Disease Tracker

Interested in knowing what illnesses are being reported in Woodbury County? Find out by viewing our Disease Tracker.


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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Smoke Free Housing

Learn more about owning or renting a smoke free apartment and which Woodbury County apartment complexes are smoke free.

Tobacco Prevention

For more information on tobacco prevention, cessation, and environmental changes click here.

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WIC Appointment?

Make sure you are prepared and you bring everything you need. Find out what you should bring with you


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 

Click here for more information.

All clinics held at SDHD, 1014 Nebraska St.

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.


Community Health Needs Assessment & Statistics PDF Print E-mail

Community Health Needs Assessment

Siouxland District Health Department, along with Dunes Surgical Hospital, Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's complete a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Health Improvement Plan (HIP) every three years. 

The joint CHNA looks at data from the following six counties in the tri-state Siouxland area, as each hospital serves a larger territory outside of Woodbury County:

  •        Union, SD
  •        Dakota, Dixon and Thurston, NE
  •        Plymouth and Woodbury, IA


The draft 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment is available for review and public input, along with the draft 2019 - 2021 Health Improvement Plan which contains purposed strategies on how to positively impact the needs in our community.   If you would like to provide comments please e-mail them to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .   


The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment Final report represents a collaborative process of researching, collecting and analyzing data, including a community focus group that was held at Mercy Medical Center in Aug. 2015. 

After reviewing all the information and data available SDHD has decided to focus on improving Tobacco/Substance Abuse, Obesity, Access to Care, and Cancer Screenings from 2016-2018.  An implementation plan has been developed, with the goal of improving community health throughout Woodbury County. 


Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Local MMSA data on a variety of health, nutrition and physical activity data.

CDC Iowa Diabetes Statistics and trends

County Health Rankings

Iowa Data Center

Iowa Department of Education.  School enrollment, graduation rates, free and reduce meal rates, etc.

Iowa Vital Statistics by county and state.  Overall births, teen births, death by cause, marriages, divorces, etc. 

Kids Count Data Center.  Kids demographics, economic well-being, education, health, etc. 

For more information on public health statistics please contact Michelle Lewis at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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