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.
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.
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.
Hawki (Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa)
Hawki offers free or low-cost health care coverage through the state CHIP program designed for children ages 1-19 to ensure access to medical and dental care. Many families are unaware that Hawki exists, but they may qualify for coverage. The VNA's goal is to give every child in this community access to health care. Presumptive eligibility is offered for children needing health or dental coverage through either Medicaid or Hawki. For more information, contact Hawki at 1-800-862-6133 with any questions regarding applications, eligibility or coverage.
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.
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.