Pharmacist’s Toolkit

Pharmacist’s Guide to Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines. Click for Toolkit.

Young woman nurse with surgical mask and face shild giving injection to senior man at home or in a nursing home.

Helping to stop COVID-19

The Prevention Research Center is promoting COVID-19 vaccine uptake among residents in Iowa’s micropolitan communities. Read more…

Iowa Youth and Vaping: Facts & Support for Mentors and Caregivers

Iowa Youth and Vaping

The infographic ‘Iowa Youth and Vaping: Facts & Support for Mentors and Caregivers’ was developed by MPH candidate Abigail Lee.   Read more…

Images of former PRC students.

Careers in Public Health

Learn more about a few of the many PRC students who have gone on to rewarding public health careers. Read more…

Dana Overturf leads an exercise class at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Ottumwa residents get active

Hundreds of Ottumwans are improving their health through a PRC partnership that encourages residents to get up and move. Read more…

Image of a school student's desk with markers, paper, and a paper plate with a cracker, cheese and grapes.

Giving kids a taste for healthy foods

Pick a better snack™  developed by the Iowa Nutrition Network in the Iowa Department of Public Health is becoming a model for other states.  Read more…



Leadership of the Active Ottumwa project is now overseen by Becky Graeve and the two Hy-Vee grocery stores of Ottumwa. The Active Ottumwa Community Advisory Board will continue to provide support to the program. To find out information about the current happenings of Active Ottumwa, visit the Active Ottumwa Facebook page.