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Welcome to Grundy County Public Health/Home Care

704 1/2 H Ave
Suite 3
Grundy Center IA 50638
(319) 824-6312 or (319) 824-5493

Responsibilities of the Public Health Nurses/Home Care

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Grundy County Public Health is affiliated with Unity Point at Home in Waterloo. If you have a skilled nursing need, please contact UnityPoint at Home at (319) 235-3702.

Home Care Aide/Homemaker services are available, through Grundy County Public Health, to provide assistance with bathing, skin care, shampoo, and light housekeeping.

The Grundy County Public Health office provides public health education, resources and services to Grundy County. The public health office receives federal, state and county funding to support these programs and services. Services include: individual and group teaching and information; hypertension screenings; communicable disease investigation, follow-up, and prevention education; school health programs; emergency preparedness; substance abuse prevention. Clinics include toe nail trimming and fall flu shot clinics.

Information and referrals to community services is also provided. The agency is a member of Grundy County Community Partners. Grundy County Public Health works actively with county emergency management, law makers, county decision and policy makers, and other community partners to strengthen public health preparedness in the event of a natural disaster or act of terrorism.  Grundy County Public Health oversees the county's Medical Reserve Corps, a group of volunteers which can be utilized, as needed, in such events.

The Grundy County Board of Health is appointed by the Board of Supervisors as the policy making board of the public health department. The UnityPoint at Home governing board is the Board of Directors of UnityPoint at Home in Urbandale.

Cassandra Frost, R.N., BSN Administrator/Public Health Manager
Public Health Manager
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Health Maintenance Home Visits
Public Health Preparedness
Communicable Disease Follow-up
Immunizations
Foot Clinic Coordinator

Michelle Van Deest, Homemaker/Home Care Aide Coordinator
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Home Care Aide Coordinator
 
Katie Thornton-Lang, B.A. Early Childhood/Elementary Education & M.A.E. Early Childhood Curriculum & Instruction
Public Health Educator
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PHEP and MRC Coordinator
Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator
National Child Passenger Safety Technician
County Education Programs Coordinator

Contracted Home Health Aides:
Barbara Beenken
Tamra Derrick
Brooke Monaghan
Mary Rogers

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