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Public Health

Contact Information


Trista Schaffner, RN

Nurse Administrator



Public Health Office

185 West Dillin Street

Suite 1

Marengo, Iowa 52301




An RN is on-call 24/7





Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday




Cindy Root, RN

Deputy Nurse Administrator


Cara Jack, RN

Public Health Nurse


Amy Tapken

Financial Administrator/HCA Service Manager


Emilie Brecht

Administrative Assistant


Brittni Lillie

Home Care Aide


Lisa Rhinehart

Home Caire Aide


Mandy Becker

Home Caire Aide

Information & Resources

The Iowa County Health Department strives to demonstrate leadership and coordination in health care management by providing preventative, community and home care services to our county.

Agency Description
Case Management
Elderly Waiver for the Frail Elderly
In-Home Services
Health Promotion Clinic Services
Homemaker Visits
Communicable Disease Program
Maternal Health Program
Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
Tuberculosis Control

Board of Health

Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors and they serve 3 year terms. One member must be a physician. The Board of Health usually meets the third Thursday, of the odd months, but no less than quarterly. At least one meeting is a conjoint meeting with the Advisory Committee. A quorum shall be  three members or more.


Current Members:

 Kristin Solberg - Chair

 Dale Walter - Vice Chair

 Barb Coffman, ARNP

 Kevin Heitshusen

 Tanya Powell


The Advisory Committee is made up of five members appointed by the Board of Health meets quarterly. At least one meeting is a conjoint meeting with the Board of Health. Members are selected from businesses and the community.