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Program Management

Project Management Portal - These sites are provided to assist agencies in carrying out the requirements of the Maternal and Child Health services contracts as well as Title X Family Planning with the Iowa Department of Public Health. The project management portal sites are private. For access, please contact your MCH and/or Title X Family Planning Consultant or call 1-800-383-3826.


Administrative Manual for Community-Based Programs

This manual has been developed as a guide and reference for the implementation of the Maternal and Child and Adolescent Health services contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health. However, the manual may be helpful to others interested in systems development or other maternal and child and adolescent health activities.

Training and Posted Webinars

5-2-1-0 Maternal and Child Health Toolkit

On June 29, 2020, Iowa HHS, Blank Children’s Hospital and Dr. Jennifer Groos partnered to host a webinar called “Introduction to the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Habits Toolkit for Maternal and Child Health Care Providers”. The goal of the training was to enable healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in promoting healthy lifestyle habits promoted in the toolkit to pregnant women and families with young children. The toolkit was recently revised to include information for pregnant women and infants and children aged 0-2 that wasn’t previously included. The project was funded by the Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN grant through the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Speakers included Dr. Groos, 5-2-1-0 Health Care Lead, Nicole Newman, RD, LD, and Stephanie Trusty, RN.

Webinar for Contractors Newly Providing Lead Testing

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