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Harrison County Home and Public Health Department

Harrison County Home and Public Health (HCHPH), is a local, community-based leader in promoting and protecting health and preventing disease for Harrison County, IA. Our staff of 10 work in 12 program areas with approximately 40 separate services that address individual, family and community health and well-being needs throughout the lifespan. HCHPH’s Vision for Harrison County is Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

 

HCHPH’s services and activities include immunizations, women’s health and family planning, maternal health, parents as teachers support services, child passenger safety seat checks, skilled nursing home health, epidemiology and disease surveillance, disaster preparedness and response as well as community health needs assessment and improvement planning.

 

HCHPH is committed to collaboration and community engagement as the primary way to involve the community as a whole, specific populations, community groups, healthcare providers, governing entities, advisory boards and elected officials in identifying health needs and strategies for mobilizing community support to meet them.

 

HCHPH’s work is grounded in modern public health and home health philosophy and practice and traditions of caring dating back to the 1800’s.  We are guided by the Iowa Department of Public Health’s mission and guidelines for county public health organizations and are continually building on our outstanding staff qualifications and commitment to future improvement. 

 

Learn more about us on www.facebook.com/harrisonhealth