The public health professional maintains, promotes, and restores health through caring, coordinating, educating, and collaborating interdependently with community partners.


  Delaware County, Iowa - Public Health

Delaware County Public Health is an integral component of the health care system to Prevent, Promote, and Protect the health of residents in Delaware County.

The public health department operates under 10 essential functions, which include:

Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
 
Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.

Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
 
Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.

Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.

Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.

Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
 
Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce.

Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
 
Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Address of Public Health office:
613 W Main Street
PO Box 359
Manchester, Iowa 52057

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone Number:
(563) 927-7551

FAX Number:
(563) 927-7520

Employees in the Public Health Office:

Delma Hardin, RN, BSN - Manager

Charity Loeke, RN, BSN

Nicole Phillabaum - Assistant


Public Health Links:
Public Health @
Regional Medical Center