Public Health

Audubon County Public Health Nursing Service
2002 State St
Guthrie Center IA 50115

Phone: 641.747.3972

Fax: 641.747.3839

Jotham Arber, BA, MPH, Executive Director
Paula Sheeder, RN, Clinicial Nurse Supervisor
Kent Irwin, Emergency Preparedness,
Mike Stringham, Sanitarian

For the most recent COVID-19 please click on the link below
Our Services include health teaching, blood pressure screening to civic, social or business groups. We also help control communicable disease, have information on referral services, provide services to schools, and bioterrorism planning.

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Sanitarian services, Public Health and Home Health Services are contracted with
Guthrie County Health Services  – Jotham Arber, Executive  Director – Guthrie Center
Iowa 50115 – 641.747.3922


  • 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

No person shall be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, testing positive for HIV, or sexual orientation. If you have any reason to believe that you have been discriminated against for any of the above reasons you may write to the following:

Audubon County Board of Health
318 Leroy St
Audubon IA 50025-1255

The Audubon County Board of Health is a part of local government structure and is the governing board for the board for Audubon County Public Health. The members establish policy framework for public health. In matters concerning public health, the board of health members are official representatives of all the citizens they serve at the county level. The Board of Health provides critical governance functions in providing local public health vision, mission and advocacy and encouraging community involvement in selecting public health priorities through the community health needs assessment and health improvement plan. The Board of Health Members consist of the following members:

Jeannette Gehrke, RN, Vice Chair
Dennis Olesen
Jeanne Schwab, RN,BSN, Chair
Rick Thompson
Dr. Stephanie Vampola, DO


Click here for the Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Iowa Department of Public Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa – HAWK-I
Women's, Infants, and Children WIC
Audubon County Resource Directory
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Discrimination is against the law
Audubon County Public Health  complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Audubon County Public Health  does not exclude people or treat them differently because of their race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.