About Washington County Public Health

Washington County Board of Health

Cathy Buffington, RN, BSN - Chairperson
Dr. Christopher Grier, DC
Jack Seward
Dr. Trevor Martin, DO
Connie Larsen

Board of Health Meeting Minutes

November 17 2022 - Regular Session
Minutes
October 27 2022 - Regular Session
September 22 2022 - Regular Session
August, 22 - 2022 - Regular Session
July, 28 - 2022 - Regular Session
June 23 - 2022 - Regular Session
May, 26 - 2022 - Regular Session
April, 21 - 2022 - Regular Session

March, 17 - 2022 - Regular Session

February, 24 - 2022 - Regular Session

February, 17 - 2022 - Regular Session

January, 20 - 2022 - Regular Session

January, 13 - 2022 - Special Session

December, 16-2021 - Regular Session

November, 18-2021- Regular Session

Chapter 137.3 of the Code of Iowa

Staff Directory

Administrator
Emily Tokheim, MPH 

Fiscal Administrator
Peggy Wood

Clinical Nurse Manager
Karri Fisher, RN, BSN, MSN

Social Worker

Sarah Smith, LBSW


Staff Nurses

Carman Davis, RN BSN

Virginia Miller, LPN

Jenifer Roberts, RN BSN

Diane Waldschmidt, RN BSN

Office Support Staff
Susie Beatty
Maxine Hervey
Jessica Janecek

Home Health Aides
Jackie Brown

Bonnie Lins
Irene McDowell

Public Health Program Manager
Megan Waterhouse, RN

Dental Services Staff
Martha Hernandez-Lopez, RDH
Lori Hobscheidt, RDA

Washington County Public Health Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

Included in this Annual Review is information about the following:

  • Message from Administrator
  • Staff News
  • Public Health Services
  • Home Health and Elderly Services
  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health 
  • Dental Services

2021 Annual Report

Included in this Annual Review is information about the following:

  • Washington County Public Health Staff & Board Members
  • Staff News
  • Public Health Services
  • Communicable Disease Surveillance
  • Home Health Services
  • Maternal Child Health/WIC Services

Mission Statement

Devoted to assuring effective resources for the health of our communities.

Promote - Protect - Prevent - Respect - Partner