Local Public Health Agencies (LPHA)

The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake.  

 Foundational Public Health Services

The Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS) outlines the unique responsibilities of public health and can be used to explain the vital role of public health in a community; identify capacity and resource gaps; determine the cost for assuring foundational activities; and justify funding needs. 

Operational Skills Workshop Series for Local Public Health Agencies  

The Bureau of Public Health Performance offered an Operational Skills Workshop series for Local Public Health Agencies. If you have any questions on any of these workshops or are interested in any other topics, please contact your Community Health Consultant.  All sessions were held on Zoom and recorded. The recordings are available below:

Sign Strategic Planning

SIGN Workforce dev

sign Performance Improvement
sign Fiscal Management

Iowa Code and Iowa Administrative Code (IAC)

The following are related to the Iowa Department of Public Health.  Iowa Code contains laws written by legislators and signed by the Governor. Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) are the rules containing the details that accompany the law.  This is not an all inclusive list. 

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