Public Health

Lisa Youngers, RN BSN

Cindy Ramirez, office manager

Kacy Jungers RN, BSN Public Health Nurse

Lisa Youngers, RN BSN
Nurse Administrator
O'Brien County Public Health

155 South Hayes, P.O. Box 525
Primghar, Iowa 51245

Phone: 712-957-0105
Fax: 712-957-0115

Email: lyoungers@obriencounty.org

Who we are:

O'Brien County Public Health is the local public health department.

What we do:

Public Health works to prevent health problems before they occur.

O'Brien County Public Health Programs:

  • Client need coordination – resource for referral to agencies that can provide level of care needed in the home. Public Health provides health maintenance visits for stable chronic medical conditions. Limited homemaker services are available. Services based upon sliding fee scale.
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Tobacco Prevention
  • Childhood, adult, and travel immunizations
  • Environmental Health
  • Communicable Disease Follow-up
  • School Health Programs
  • Community Health Needs Assessment/Health Improvement Plan (CHNA/HIP)
  • Radon Awareness
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Member of Northwest Iowa Family Life Awareness Council (Child Abuse Prevention)

Mission:

The Mission of O'Brien County Public Health is to protect the health of the public and achieve equity in health status among the residents of the county.

Vision:

A healthy, gloabally thinking society.

Goals: 

  • To improve health literacy
  • To improve efficiency through technology

Latest News & Announcements

DECEMBER IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

O’Brien County Public Health will be having immunization clinic...
By Public Health | September 25, 2017 | Home Slider, Public Health

Child Passenger safety

O’Brien County Public Health Now has a certified Child...
By Public Health | August 8, 2017 | Public Health

Don’t Miss out on getting your Foot care done.

Public Health is doing a Foot care clinic for...
By Public Health | August 8, 2017 | Home Slider, Public Health