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IDPH Quick Reads is an electronic newsletter produced by the Director’s Office at the Iowa Department of Public Health. IDPH Quick Reads are published every three to four weeks.

Current Issue

IDPH Quick Reads - December 9, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Holiday wishes
  • Planning for change
  • Distance substance abuse treatment expanded
  • Gambling studies released soon
  • Congrats and kudos

Archive Issues

Quick Reads - November 12, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • ACA essential health benefits and their impact on public health
  • smartLab
  • National Rural Health Day to be recognized with Governor's proclamation
  • Critical Access Hospitals and rural health care
  • Flu season
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - October 21, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Back to business
  • Healthiest State Walk - a success!
  • National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
  • Operation Immersion
  • Fall Regional Public Health meetings
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - September 17, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Healthiest State Walk
  • Proclamations
  • Do you like us?
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - August 14, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Cyclospora Outbreak
  • IDPH Strategic Plan
  • Local Public Health Agencies
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - July 16, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Public Health's role in ACOs - expanded
  • Iowa Board of Health welcomes new members
  • Healthy Iowans Plan update
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - June 14, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Legislative wrap-up
  • Public Health's role in ACOs
  • Coordinated care
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - May 14, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Legislative Session winding down
  • Director's Walk
  • Iowa Youth Survey
  • New Board members welcomed
  • Quarterly Regional Public Health Meetings underway
  • PRAMS
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - December 7, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • 2012 in review
  • IHIN goes live
  • Upcoming Legislative Session
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - November 14, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Bullying Prevention
  • National Rural Health Day
  • Local Governmental Public Health Baseline Report
  • Happy 'Movember'
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - October 11, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • ACA Update - where does public health fit into the healthcare delivery system
  • SHL Advisory Board
  • Board of Medicine joins effort to strengthen patient care
  • Direct Secure Messaging operational
  • Quality Improvement update
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - September 18, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • ASTHO President's challenge accepted
  • Environmental health tracking program
  • WIC online nutrition education
  • IHHS survey
  • Quality Improvement update
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - August 15, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • ACA ruling impact
  • Internet Partner Services
  • Oral health
  • Farm Progress Show
  • Quality Improvement update
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - July 17, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Welcome
  • Statewide HIV plan
  • IRIS implementation continues
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - June 14, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • IRIS
  • Falls prevention conference
  • Facebook
  • ACEs
  • Congrats and kudos

IDPH Quick Reads - May 14, 2012  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Cost of sexual violence
  • Pertussis
  • HIV/AIDS plan
  • Put it down
  • 1st Five
  • Congrats and kudos