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  Monroe County, Iowa - Public Health


Board of Health Advisory Board
Meeting May 17, 2012 at 8:30
National Infant Immunization Week (April 21 28) celebrates the power to protect infants from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age two.
42,000 lives are saved and 20 million cases of disease are prevented for each U.S. birth cohort using the current childhood immunization schedule.
Monroe County Immunization Clinics are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. or call for an appointment.
We have Foot Clinics the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Benton Place Apartments.
Call for an appointment.


HOPES HFA Affiliate (Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success-Healthy Families America Affiliate)
Child Care Nurse Consultant
Homemaker Service Programs available for both elderly individuals living in Monroe County and for caregivers of elderly individuals in the county. Interested individuals can inquire about eligibility to Linda Mahon, RN at phone number 641-932-7191 or at

HOPES Is a family support program designed to empower families to become and remain healthy and strong. This program is affiliated with Prevent Child Abuse America. Funding for HOPES comes from: 4 Counties for Kids-Early Childhood Iowa. (formerly empowerment) Monroe County Iowa Community Foundation Grant and Monroe County Public Health.

Adverse Childhood Experiences
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1801 South B Street
Albia IA 52531

Office Hours:
Monday Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Phone Number:

FAX Number:

Public Health Administrator:
Kathy Welsh

Employees in the Public Health Office:
Linda Mahon, RN
HCA Director/Assistant Administrator

Twilla Kruzic, RN,BA
HFA/HOPES Program Manager

Kim Hugen, RN
Child Care Nurse Consultant and Life Skills Instructor

Lois Phillips
Theresa Jones
Family Service Workers with HOPES

Sandy Showers
Office Manager

Jennifer Grinstead
Assistant Office Manager

Esther Cypert, HCA
Judy Brown, HCA
Bev Sheffler, HCA
Mary Anne Regenold, HCA
Mary Ann Dickerson, HCA

Public Health Forms / Employment Opportunities:
Downloadable forms
used in the Public Health office & job listings for employment with Monroe County Public Health

Public Health Links:
CDC Seasonal Flu

Free copy of
Protect Iowa Health

Cannon - Lovilia, Iowa

Buxton Plaque found in Lovilia, Iowa

Inside one of the cabins at Miami Park

Country Cemetery off CR H16