Health and Safety

Health care coverage for uninsured kids is more affordable than you think. Click here to learn about the Hawk-I (Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa) Program.

Enterovirus D68 Circulating in Iowa

Enterovirus D68 has been identified through surveillance samples submitted from Central Iowa. Click here to read more information from the Iowa Department of Public Health.


Flu season has arrived. What is influenza? How will I know if I have the flu? How does the flu spread? Who should get a flu shot? Find the answers to these and many more questions by clicking on the Influenza Fact Sheet (pdf file).