Webster County Health Department

Provides public health programs, home health services, nursing care, health counseling and immunizations and vaccinations. Additional services also include screenings, CPR/First Aid classes, nutrition programs, environmental health services, senior health, adolescent mental health, communicable diseases, maternal health, child health, developmental screenings, Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and a child care nurse consultant program. Other programs managed by the Webster County Health Department include: Family Foundations, Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (Hawk-i), I-Smile Dental Health, Prescriptions for Kids, Teen Information Pregnancy Prevention Program (TIPP), Tobacco/Smoking Cessation Program, Webster County Family Planning Clinic and the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program.

Call the Health Department with questions Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM. An on-call nurse is also available 24/7 for questions/concerns.


723 1st Ave S, Fort Dodge

Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4:30 PM

Kari Prescott or Tricia Nichols
kprescott@webstercountyia.org or tnichols@webstercountyia.org
Infants/Pre-K, Youth (K-12), Adults, Senior Citizens, Families
Call office, Referral (i.e. by teacher/counselor/agency), Parent/guardian request
Medicaid, Title 19, Sliding scale/income based fee structure, Private insurance
we assist anyone with signing up for insurance including T19, Hawk-i, Health & Wellness Plan. We provide services to any citizen in need and at the time of the service we determine if they are eligible for billing but regardless – we provide the service.