The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has released additional updates on the Iowa Public Health Tracking (IPHT) portal.
Updates now available on the portal include:
· 2013 discharge data for inpatient hospitalizations and emergency department visits. Measures using the 2013 discharge data are available in four content areas: asthma, carbon monoxide poisoning, heart attacks, and heat related illnesses.
· Public drinking water quality updates. The Water Quality content area has been redesigned, and data for 2013 has been added.
· New water quality analytes. Information on six additional water contaminants in public water systems has been added: Atrazine, Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP), Tetrachloroethene, Trichloroethene, Radium (combined Ra-226 and Ra-228), and Uranium.
Click here to explore the IPHT portal