Public Health Programs

Ringgold County Public Health

Offers immunizations, home health services, environmental health services, and a Parents as Teachers program.

109 W Madison St.
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Phone: 641-464-0691

Website: http://www.rcph.net/


Care for Yourself Women’s Health Program

Provides free mammograms, pap tests, breast and cervical diagnostic testing, and one yearly office visit to women ages 40 to 64 who are uninsured or under-insured, or women who have breast cancer symptoms.

Iowa Department of Public Health
Jolene Carver
Phone: 866-339-7909

Website: https://idph.iowa.gov/cfy


I-Smile™

Dental services for 0–21 or pregnant women. Can also provide assistance with dental insurance and finding a dentist.

Marion County Public Health
2003 N Lincoln
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-828-2238

Website: https://marionph.org

Fax: 641-842-3442


Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

This program assists in finding healthcare coverage and healthcare providers or dentists, provides education to promote a healthy pregnancy, evaluates emotional stress and family adjustment to pregnancy and parenting, arranges transportation to medical and dental appointments, provides nutritional education, and a home visit after you deliver your baby.

Marion County Public Health
2003 N Lincoln
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-828-2238

Website: https://marionph.org

Fax: 641-842-3442


1st Five Program

1st Five is a public-private partnership bridging primary care and public health services in Iowa. The 1st Five model supports health providers in the earlier detection of social-emotional and developmental delays and family risk-related factors in children birth to 5 and coordinates referrals, interventions and follow-up.

Marion County Public Health
2003 N Lincoln
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-828-2238

Website: https://marionph.org

Fax: 641-842-3442


Hawki (Healthy & Well Kids in Iowa) & Hawki Dental Only

To qualify, a child must live in Iowa and: be under 19-years-old; have no other health insurance; be a citizen of the United States or a qualified alien; be in a family that meets the Hawki income limits; cannot be a dependent of a State of Iowa employee; children who qualify for Medicaid cannot get Hawki.

Marion County Public Health Department
2003 N Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-828-2238

Website: https://marionph.org

Fax: 641-842-3442

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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