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Communicable Disease Prevention

The goals of this program are to prevent and contain infectious diseases through outbreak investigations, reportable disease follow-up and immunization promotion. Program webpages include disease fact sheets, information for all ages on vaccination, daycare resources, health care provider resources and disease prevention in schools. Bioterrorism topics are also listed on these program pages.


Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
E. coli
Head Lice
Disease Connection
Terrorism Preparedness

Teen Information

MedInfo - A Resource for Johnson County Health Care Providers


Iowa Immunization Certificates and Iowa Immunization Law

Iowa Immunization Certificates

Certificate of Immunization
Certificate of Immunization Exemption
Provisional Certificate
Master Index Card

Prevnar Lapse Schedule

Iowa Immunization Law

Iowa Immunization Administrative Code
A Guide to Iowa’s Immunization Law
Immunization Requirements

Disease Fact Sheets

Disease Fact Sheets A-Z

Bat Rabies

What To Do If You Find A Bat In Your Home
CDC - Rabies

Health Practitioner Information
Rabies Exposure Management for Bat-related Incidents
Animal Bite Report Form

Iowa Department of Public Health (Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology)
Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory


Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Iowa Public Health Information