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The Siouxland District Health Department podcast shares the latest news and information about public health efforts.
16 Episodes
Dr. James Case talks about why sleep is so important for our health. Dr. Case discusses the role sleep has on our overall health, how we can determine if we're getting enough sleep, common sleep disorders, and shares tips/recommendations for improving quality of sleep.
Nick Kolterman Board Certified Pedorthist and Owner of Fit My Feet stores, discusses the impact footwear has on our health and gives tips on what you should look for when buying shoes for physical activity
Sioux City Parks and Rec Recreation Supervisor John Byrnes, talks about the growing popularity of Pickle Ball, where you can play in Sioux City, and talks about the other rec activities offered.
Jacque Perez, Wellness Director of the Norm Watts Sr. YMCA discusses the benefits of exercise for pregnant women, safe exercises to do, and exercises to avoid.
In this episode of the Siouxland District Health podcast, Tyler Brock talks about the process of launching the Siouxland testing location and how SDHD tracks and monitors positive COVID-19 cases. Tyler also points out several key factors to consider when attempting to compare cases in the U.S. to other counties.For more updates on the Corona Virus outbreak check out Siouxland District Health Department's YouTube Channel. 
March 19, 2020: Deputy Director Tyler Brock, explains how the "Social Distancing" approach is helping to protecting our at risk population and talks about the availability of Covid-19 test kits in the Siouxland community.
Siouxland District Health Department Deputy Director Tyler Brock, shares an update on the confirmed cases in Iowa and how Siouxland District Health is preparing the community for the virus. Tyler also helps explain what exposure and "close contact", as well as protocols for self-quarantine.
In this episode, Deputy Director Tyler Brock, shares the latest updates on the corona virus situation as of March 3, 2020. Listen in on this episode as Tyler updates us on the current cases in the United States, shares the latest travel advisory info, and answers the question of what's going on with medical face masks. 
SDHD Environmental Health Specialists Alicia Sanders and Ivy Bremer, walk us through the process of conducting food establishment inspections in the Northwest Iowa region. 
Siouxland District Health Deputy Director, Tyler Brock gives us an update on the coronavirus outbreak. In this episode, Tyler talks about the updated name given to the coronavirus, talks about why patients are in quarantine in Omaha, and much more.  
Siouxland District Health Department's Deputy Director Tyler Brock, shares the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak in China and the U.S. Listen as Tyler shares details on the public needs to know about the virus. 
Radon Action Month

Radon Action Month


January is considered Radon Action Month. Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that can leak into your home. In the United States, radon is considered the second leading cause of lung cancer, with smoking being the leading cause. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends that all Iowa homes be tested for radon and homes with levels over 4 pCi/L be fixed. Listen as Alicia Sanders, Environmental Specialist with the Siouxland District Health Department, talks about radon and how you can get your home tested.
Alicia Sanders & Ivy Bremer join the podcast to share information on what the Environmental Health Division does to promote health and safety in Iowa. Listen as Alicia and Ivy discuss conducting food inspections across Northwest Iowa and share tips on safely preparing meals during the holiday season!
Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus


Listen as Health Promotion Specialist Angela Drent, talk about the walking school bus event and the communities participating this year.
Listen as Heidi Nelson shares why it's important to get your flu vaccine this season.
Public Health

Public Health


Siouxland District Health Department Director Kevin Grieme, talks about public health and it's role in improving the health of a community. Kevin shares his experience working in the public health field and how it takes a community to improve the health of all. 
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