ABOUT US

OUR PURPOSE IS TO REPRESENT LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES BY:
  • Representing, speaking for, and acting on behalf of local public health agencies in Iowa.
  • Promoting a local public health perspective in state health program and fiscal policy.
  • Supporting public health systems to improve the health status of Iowa’s populatiuon.
  • Developing the technical competence, managerial capacity and leadership potential of the public health workforce.
  • Promoting a vision of public health and leadership for local public health agencies.
  • Developing sustaining relationships with other organizations to improve health systems and health status.
  • Serving as an exchange point for information and ideas in order to help keep local health officials informed and current.
  • Promoting partnerships among federal, state and local health officials.
OUR GOALS ARE TO:
  • Promote and enhance public health practice policy in Iowa.
  • Strengthen and foster local public health agencies in Iowa; taking an active role in the state and local legislative process.
  • Improve the communication and cooperation among local public health agencies.
  • Define and disseminate information on public health issues.
  • Provide leadership on matters of public health importance.

Iowa Counties Public Health Association (doing business as I-ALPHA) is a non-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of the State of Iowa.

Click the following link to download ICPHA’s 2012 Strategic Plan.