Iron County Health Department
Heidi Wharton, Administrator
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606 W. Russell

Ironton, MO 63650-1323
573/546-7121
573/546-6979
wharth@lpha.mopublic.org

888-476-7121
8:00 - 4:30
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Web Site: N/A
Governing Body: Board Advisory Board: NoMill Tax Rate:$ 0.0899
Ordinances: None
Primary Focus: To continue to motivate people regarding the importance of prevention and provide Preventive Services
Board Chair:
Marvin C. Menne, MD
Route 1, Box 7
Arcadia, MO 63621
573-546-7693
County Commissioner:
Terry W. Nichols
250 S. Main, POB 42
Ironton, MO 63650
573-546-2140
Services Offered:
Administration of prescribed injections
Birth & Death certificates
Child Health Conference
Chronic Disease Screening & Monitoring
CPR/First Aide Classes
Environmental Public Health Specialist Services
High Risk Infant Case Management
Health Education
Immunization
Lead Screening/Case Management
People With Arthritis Can Exericise (PACE) classes
Postpartum Home Visiting
Pregnancy Testing
Prenatal Case Management
Smoking cessation classes
STD/HIV screening & treatment (on-site)
Voter Registration site WIC
Contracts with DHSS:
Child Care Health and Safety Consultation
Child Care Inspection
Community Pandemic Preparedness Planning Phase II
Core Public Health Functions/GPH
Environmental Health Specialist Services
Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
On Site Sewage
Regional Public
Multi-county Agreements Relating to Public Health: MOU with Mark Twain Forest Regional Health Alliance for Healthy, Active Communities; MOU with Wayne, Carter and Reynolds Counties to share a regional planner; MOU with Washington, Jefferson, Franklin and Crawford Counties for support during natural and ma
Total Revenue (2012): $401,205.00 Local Contribution (2012): $198,621.00
# of Licensed Child Care Facilities: 4 Capacity: 118
# of Hospitals: 1Population as of 7/01/11: 10,656
# of RHCs: 0# of FQHCs: 5
Ratio of Physicians Per Population: 1:1070 Ratio of RNs Per Population: 1:238
MO HealthNet Managed Care (Fee for Service or Capitated Rate): Fee for Service

Updated 4/1/2014