IDPH's mission is to promote and protect the health of Iowans. Part of that mission involves sharing new information, smart practices, and updates through newsletters. Some of these publications are produced for very broad audiences, while others target more specific public health partners.
Below is an A-to-Z listing of the department's regularly published electronic newsletters and links for more information. While visiting these pages, look for the orange RSS button () which will allow you to subscribe to the feed.
ACCESS Update (bi-monthly updates addressing the challenges of health care access in Iowa)
The Check-Up (frequent news featuring progress on health reform initiatives assigned to IDPH)
Chronic Disease Connections
Epidemiology (EPI) Updates (weekly news for the medical community and the public concerning diseases and health issues in Iowa)
Friday Facts (weekly news for the agencies of the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children - WIC)
Healthy Family Newsletters (monthly meal planning, nutrition, and physical activity information)
Heart to Heart E-Bulletin (monthly news on heart health topics, resources and links for health care providers that work with the WISEWOMAN/Care for Yourself program)
Immunization Update (quarterly news for Vaccines for Children and other immunization partners)
Iowa Public Health Tracking Update (frequent news about recent achievements)
Legislative Update (weekly news issued during the Iowa Legislative Session about issues impacting public health)
A Matter of Substance (quarterly news from the IDPH Division of Behavioral Health)
Quick Reads (monthly news briefs from the IDPH director)
The Update (biweekly news about maternal and child health and family planning)