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Save the Date: October 26-27, 2020

Iowa’s premier conference on community health and rural healthcare has arrived. The Iowa Primary Care Association, Iowa Rural Health Association, Iowa Chronic Care Consortium, and Iowa Association of Rural Health Clinics are excited to announce the 1st annual Iowa Community Health Conference on October 26-27, 2020.

This year’s conference will bring together leaders in community health for a two-day virtual event full inspiration and relevant topics such as health equity, social determinants of health, rural healthcare in Iowa, and much more.

This year we have also made the transition to an annual sponsorship structure. This mean sponsors will receive benefits throughout the year allowing more engagement and exposure with our members beyond our annual fall event. More information here!

Register here!


2019 Joint Conference

Reframe, Refocus, Rebuild
November 13-14, 2019
Marshalltown, IA

Hosted By: Iowa Rural Health Association, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, and Great Plains Center for Agriculutral Health

Call for Proposals: Call for proposals are open now until July 7, 2019. Click Here to be taken to the submission page

2018 Annual Conference

It Takes a Village:
Healthy Rural Iowa Summit

November 15, 2018
Hotel Grinnell – Grinnell, Iowa

A big thank you to our 2018 Conference Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Morning Keynote

The Five Most Important Numbers
Randy Oostra – Handouts

Morning Breakouts

Food, Environment, Health: Connections that Impact Rural Iowa

Lunch General Session

Moving Away from Medical Silos: Using Health Navigation to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Afternoon Breakouts

Health and Health Care in Rural Communities

Housing Means Home

Protect Iowa’s Public Health and Economic Vitality by Protecting our Environment: