Health Departments in Clayton County, Iowa

There are 2 Health Departments in Clayton County, Iowa, serving a population of 17,711 people in an area of 779 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 8,855 people, and 1 Health Department per 389 square miles.

In Iowa, Clayton County is ranked 19th of 99 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 14th of 99 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Clayton County Health Departments

Find Clayton County, Iowa health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Clayton County Health Department 23687 Gunder Road Elkader, IA

Clayton County Visiting Nurses Association 100 Sandpit Road Elkader, IA

About Clayton County Health Departments

Clayton County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Clayton County, IA. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of Clayton County records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Clayton County public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Clayton County restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

Clayton County Health Statistics

Find Clayton County Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Clayton County Population of People With Disabilities
 Clayton CountyIowa
People With Disabilities2,323 (13.3%)358,366 (11.6%)
Females With Disabilities1,138 (13.2%)179,252 (11.5%)
Males With Disabilities1,185 (13.5%)179,114 (11.7%)
Clayton County Population by Disability Type
 Clayton CountyIowa
Hearing Difficulty741 (4.2%)114,881 (3.7%)
Vision Difficulty427 (2.4%)55,267 (1.8%)
Cognitive Difficulty864 (5.3%)129,676 (4.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,135 (6.9%)168,104 (5.8%)
Self-Care Difficulty367 (2.2%)59,750 (2.1%)
Independent Living Difficulty839 (6.2%)111,848 (4.7%)
Clayton County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Clayton CountyIowa
Public Health Insurance7,105 (40.7%)1,046,018 (33.9%)
Medicare Coverage4,157 (23.8%)543,140 (17.6%)
Medicaid Coverage3,485 (20.0%)567,337 (18.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage645 (3.7%)79,527 (2.6%)
Clayton County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Clayton CountyIowa
Private Health Insurance12,739 (73.0%)2,337,073 (75.7%)
Employer Based Coverage8,973 (51.4%)1,867,610 (60.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage4,082 (23.4%)532,441 (17.2%)
Tricare & Military Coverage192 (1.1%)52,844 (1.7%)