Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
As the nation's health protection agency, Center for Disease Control (CDC) saves lives and protects people from health threats.
- Physical Activity for People With Disability (CDC guidance)
Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center
Crisis Intervention and Advoacy Center provides services to assist with sexual abuse, domestic abuse and homicide and violent crimes.
Crossroads: Behavioral Health Services
Crossroads provides: mental health services, substance use disorder services, behavioral health intervention services, integrated health home, psychiatric telehealth, medication assisted treatment, group therapy, problem gambling, OWI screenings, victim advoacy and drug testing.
Disability and Health State Programs Listing
The Disability and Health State Programs Listing currently provides funds to 19 State Disability and Health Programs under the cooperative agreement CDC-RFA-DD16-1603: Improving the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities through State-based Public Health Programs.
Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Center
Easterseals Assistive Technolgoy Center provides over 1,000 assistive technology devices throughout Iowa's 99 counties. Individuals may loan out and borrow assistive technology lending library.
Greater Regional Health
Greater Regional Health is a healthcare system located in Creston, Iowa, that is made up of multiple entities, as well as over 450+ employees, to best serve patients of Southwest Iowa.
Inclusive Health and Wellness Initiative for Iowans with Disabilities
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been awarded a five-year, $300,000 annually, grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Iowa was one of 19 states to be awarded funding through the "Improving the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities through State-based Public Health Programs" grant. The purpose of the grant is to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, and increase the quality of life among Iowans with disabilities.
Iowa Community Partnerships for Protecting Children
Iowa Community Partnerships for Protecting Children provides an online PDF list of commuity resources for the following counties: Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Ringgold, Union and Wayne.
Iowa Department of Public Health
Public health is a partnership of local public health, IDPH, non-profit organizations, health care providers, policymakers, businesses and many others working together to protect and improve the health of Iowans. Public health strives to improve the quality of life for all Iowans.
The LC Clinic offers: Free Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and treatment, free pregnancy testing, free limited obstetrical ultrasounds and material services (daipers, wipes, baby clothing, bottles, blankets and toys).
LGBTQ Health Care in Central Iowa
Serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer community (LGBTQ)
UnityPoint Health desires to meet the specific health care needs of the LGBTQ community in Central Iowa by providing a safe and affirming environment and overcome the stigma and discrimination that persons in the LGBTQ community often face.
Living Well Iowa
Living Well Iowa helps Iowans with disabilities achieve and maintain an optimal level of wellness in order to lead a full life. Prevention and a healthy lifestyle enables people with disabilities to learn, work, and live actively in their communities.
Matura Action Corporation and WIC
WIC and MCAH offers the following services: 1st Five, Child and Adolescent Health, Hawki (Healthy and well kids in Iowa), I-smile, Maternal Health Program (MH), WIC Breast feeding peer counselor group and Iowa WIC.
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
National Academy of Medicine
The National Academy of Medicine, formerly called the Institute of Medicine, is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Iowa
NAMI Iowa serves as a catalyst around advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all Iowans affected by mental illness can lead better lives.
National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability. NCHPAD seeks to help people with disability and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities, including fitness and aquatic activities, recreational and sports programs, adaptive equipment usage, and more.
National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers.
PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Teen STD testing and prevention resource
Teen STD testing and prevention resource. Talking to your teen about sex can be extremely challenging and downright awkward. But it’s critical to talk to your teen about sex and the risks involved, particularly when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Today, half of all new STDs acquired in the U.S. are in young people aged 15 to 24. An open, honest discussion can build trust and allow teens to feel comfortable asking questions. It can also give them the information they need to make informed decisions to stay safe and healthy.
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