Public Health

Park. LOOK. Lock.

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Public Health

5 children in the United States have died this year and 912 since 1998 due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke. Every death was preventable.

Protect Your Skin this Summer

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Public Health

As the weather warms and our communities continue to be more active outside, its important to remind everyone to protect their skin! Recently, Delaware County Public Health was able to deliver individual bottles of sunscreen to county ballparks and swimming pools for public use.

Additional COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

Posted: Friday, April 1, 2022 in Public Health

The CDC recently announced certain individuals are eligible to get an additional COVID-19 booster. This is due to the increased risk of severe illness with these populations.

Have a Poultry Farm or Backyard Flock?

Posted: Monday, March 21, 2022 in Public Health

Avian influenza is a viral disease mainly affecting wild and domestic birds. Poultry are very susceptible to this disease and can die in large numbers. Unfortunately, this virus has been detected in Iowa. If you have a poultry farm or backyard flock, it is very important that you monitor your birds for illness.

Delaware County COVID-19 Update

Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2022 in Public Health

There have been many different stages of the mitigation, response, and communication regarding COVID-19 in the past two years. The state of Iowa is moving into a new phase from response to recovery.

Delaware County COVID-19 Stats Update

Posted: Thursday, February 3, 2022 in Public Health

Please make note of the recent COVID-19 statistics for Delaware County.

Delaware County COVID-19 Stats Update

Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2022 in Public Health

Check out the COVID-19 stats!

Delaware County COVID-19 Stats Update

Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2022 in Public Health

Check out the new COVID-19 stats!

RMC Masking Update

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in Public Health

Due to recent studies and the increasing COVID-19 infections in our community, Regional Medical Center (RMC) is asking all patients, visitors, and staff to wear surgical masks while at our facility and clinics effective immediately. Surgical masks will be available upon entry to our facilities. Please replace your cloth mask with the provided mask when you arrive.

Delaware County COVID-19 Stats Update

Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Public Health

As we begin to see an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, we urge you to get your COVID-19 vaccine.

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