Official Website for Madison County, Iowa

Public Health

Contact Information

Shawn Smith 

Public Health Administrator 


Public Health Office

209 E. Madison Street

Winterset, Iowa


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm









 Loretta Paullin 


Homemaker Supervisor


 Brooklyn Krings-Abel

Environmental Health Officer


Bobbi Sawhill, RN, BSN

Public Health Nurse

About Public Health

The Madison County Board of Health meets the 2nd Thursday of the even months in the lower level of the Madison County Annex located at 201 W. Court.

The meeting is called to order at 7:00 P.M.

Mission Statement
Homemaker Services
Blood Pressure Clinics
Immunization Services
Disease Investigation
Foot Care
Health Education
Flu clinics

At this time due to a shortage of COVID testing kits, we are only able to offer at home testing kits to those people that have COVID 19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID 19. You may ask for a testing kit for each of your family members if they meet these criteria.

For immediate disease reporting,

Call the Iowa Department of Public Health’s 24/7 hotline: 1-800-362-2736

After hours local disease reporting call  515-705-9419. 

Caring for the Health of Madison County Residents is important to us.