Friday, November 24, 2017
Resources



MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
For more information on mental health disability services please click here

FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

Hospice of Washington County - www.hospicewashingtoncounty.org


DRUG DISPOSAL

Iowa is the first in the nation to launch a statewide prescription drug disposal program.  TakeAway Environmental Return System allows consumers to safely dispose of unused or expired medications through the convenience of drop off boxes.  To locate a pharmacy participating in the program and a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items click here.

DISEASE AND ILLNESS INFORMATION

American Cancer Society - http://www.cancer.org or http://www.MesotheliomaGuide.com
American Diabetes Association - http://www.diabetes.org
American Heart Association - http://www.americanheart.org
Arthritis Foundation - http://www.arthritis.org/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - http://www.cdc.gov/
Erb's Palsy - http://www.brainandspinalcord.org
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - http://www.nmss.org/
National Stroke Association - www.stroke.org

IPDC PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD

Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation (IPDC) is a prescription assistance program offering discounts on brand and generic medications.  This program is beneficial for individuals without health insurance or for individuals who have insurance but do not have prescription coverage.  The program may be used by individuals who have prescription coverage but cannot receive coverage for specific medications.  There is no enrollment fee to use the program.  Simply visit your local pharmacy when you have a new or refill prescription.  Present the card, and your discounts will be calculated.  One card can be used per household.  This card may not be used in conjunction with another insurance program in order to discount co-payments or deductible.   You must be a resident of the State of Iowa.  There is no age or income limits.  Participating pharmacies will have this card available to you upon request or contact Jen Weidman at Washington County Public Health for further information or to obtain a card.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) - http://www.aarp.org/
National Family Caregivers Association - http://www.nfcacares.org/
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization - http://www.nhpco.org

STATE AGENCIES

Healthy Child Care of Iowa (HCCI) - http://www.idph.state.ia.us/hcci
Iowa Department of Insurance (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) - http://www.shiip.state.ia.us 
Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) - http://www.idph.state.ia.us/

FEDERAL AGENCIES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - http://www.ahcpr.gov/
Food & Drug Administration - http://www.fda.gov/
Home Health Compare - http://www.medicare.gov/
Social Security Administration - http://www.ssa.gov/
US Department of Health & Human Services - http://www.dhhs.gov