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Clayton County VNA Services

List of programs and priorities

Services for Children

Child Health Case Management and Care Coordination

Focuses on ensuring that a child and his/her family's long term needs are addressed by getting them into a medical and dental provider.

Immunization Clinics

Offers periodic immunizations for infants and children for uninsured and underinsured families who cannot afford to obtain the immunizations from a physician office. These clinics are a component of the Federal and State of Iowa Vaccine for Children Program.

Oral Health Services

Provides a variety of services to both uninsured and Title XIX children for screenings through WIC and VNA Child Health clinics. Also provides referral and funding for children with emergent dental conditions. Provides screening and referrals at area preschools.

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Program providing lead screening and case management for families at risk for lead poisoning. Lead screenings are done at all WIC clinics. A certified lead inspector is on staff to assist with detection of lead sources and education.

EPSDT

Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment. Assist families who quality for Title XIX in setting up well child physicals, immunizations, dental care, and other needed medical services in the community.

hawk-i (healthy and well kids in Iowa)

A low-cost or no-cost health care program designed for children ages 0-19. Hundreds of children in our community will unnecessarily spend time sick and in pain because their parents are unaware of the hawk-i option. The CCVNA goal is to give every child in our community access to health care. To speak with the CCVNA hawk-i Outreach Coordinator call 1-800-862-6133 or call hawk-i at 1-800-257-8563 with any questions regarding applications, eligibility, or coverage.

Early ACCESS

Iowa's system for providing early intervention services. It is available to infants and toddlers from birth to age three who have a condition known to cause developmental delays if early intervention services are not provided or who are showing a developmental delay in one or more areas of development.

WIC (Women, Infant, Children) Program

Offers health education and food supplement program for prenatal, postpartum and children zero to five years income eligible. Service provided in Clayton, Allamakee, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek Counties.

HCCI (Healthy Child Care Iowa)

Offers nurse to assist with education of child care staff in daycare centers and implement QRS (Quality Rating System).


Services for Adults

Certified Home Care

Skilled home care services provided to any resident in need of home care. Services include nursing, home care aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and medical social worker. Clayton County VNA nurses work closely with your physician to provide for your health care needs.

Care for Frail Elderly

  • Home Care Aide and Homemaker Service Supportive Services, including assistance with personal cares and homemaking to low income elderly and dependent clients in their homes.
  • Adult Health Maintenance - Nursing care for medically needy individuals with stable chronic conditions who are no longer eligible for Medicare home care coverage but can be maintained at home with intermittent nursing visits.
  • Foot Care Clinics - Nurses provide basic nail care, health assessments, teaching and referrals for seniors who need assistance with foot care.

Immunizations

Adult immunization programs including vaccination for influenza, tetanus and Hepatitis B and tuberculosis skin testing.

Communicable Disease Follow-Up

Home and phone visits, epidemiology client education, assistance with access to medical treatment, and monitoring of medication treatment regime.


Services for Families

WIC (Women, Infant, Children) Program

Offers health education and food supplement program for prenatal, postpartum and children 0-5 years income eligible. Service provided in Clayton, Allamakee, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek Counties.