Board of Health

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Story County Public Health Services - 515-239-6730


The local Board of Health shall have jurisdiction over public health matters within its designated geographic area according to Iowa Code chapter 137. The local Board of Health shall promote and protect the health of the citizens, and carry out the powers of local boards as specified in Iowa Code sections 137.104, and all other applicable Iowa Code chapters.

Board MembersTerm Expiration
John Paschen, MD, Chair12/31/23
Molly Lee, DVM, MPH, DACVPM ,Vice Chair 12/31/25
John Kluge, DVM12/31/23
Lisa Heddens (Ex-officio Member)12/31/23
Sherrie Pleis, DVM12/31/24
Betsy Matos, PhD, MPH12/31/24

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Meeting Schedule
Call to Order: 2:00 PM
Story County Administration Building; 2nd Floor Public Meeting Room
900 6th Street
Nevada, Iowa 

  • February 7, 2023
  • April 4, 2023
  • June 6, 2023
  • August 8, 2023
  • October 3, 2023
  • December 5, 2023

Agenda Request Submission Deadline: 3:00 PM Wednesday prior to meeting date

Story County Public Health (515-239-6730) COVID-19 and vaccine related questions

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Agendas & Minutes

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