Public Health Office Visits

Linn County Health Department is able to offer a variety of services to the county residents. These services are in an attempt to address the health needs and safety of those most vulnerable in our county. Some of the services offered include:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Medication assistance
    • An RN can assist with medication set-up and reordering
  • Adult injections (B12, testosterone, etc.)
  • Suture or staple removal
  • Foot care
  • Blood draws
  • Pregnancy test
  • Diabetes education
  • Tobacco cessation information
  • Glucose testing
  • Health education on a variety of topics

*Plan to call ahead for an appointment to ensure nurse availability.

Public health nursing is the practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences.