Public Health


522 N. 3rd St.
Burlington, IA 52601
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Contact Information

319-753-8703 (Fax)


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Our Team

Christa Poggemiller, RN, BSN, NHA
Holly Barksdale, RN
Home Health Program Coordinator
Jennifer Hartman
Joyce King
Home Health Aide
Julie Shaw
Home Health Aide
Brigitte Davis, RN, BSN
Public Health Nurse
Ronald Lee II, RN, BSN
Public Health Nurse
Julie Melchior
Nancy Stewart
Home Health Aide
Lisa McGinity, RN
Immunization Coordinator, RN
Greg Lemke
Environmental Health

Public Health

Mission Statement

The mission of Des Moines County Public Health is to improve, protect and promote the health, the environment and well being of residents of Des Moines County.

Statement of Purpose

The agency specifies its overall purposes as:

  • The promotion and maintenance of health.
  • The prevention of disease and disability.
  • Comprehensive care of the sick and disabled in the home.
  • Collaboration and coordination with other groups in developing and implementing community health programs.
  • Contribution to knowledge which would effect improvements in community health practice.
  • The promotion and maintenance of a healthy environment.

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