For Appointments: (515) 294-5801

Public Health

COVID-19 Information Page

Monkeypox Information Page

 


Other Public Health Topics

Students, faculty, and staff come to ISU from all over the world and members of the community also participate in constant domestic and international travel. Given the global nature of ISU’s community, the public health team has compiled the following list of helpful public health topics, specifically those infectious diseases that require targeted public health follow up: 

Cholera 

CDC Resource Page
WHO Resource Page

Diphtheria 

CDC Resource Page

Infectious tuberculosis 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Measles 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Meningococcal disease 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Mumps 

CDC Resource Page

Plague 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Rubella 

CDC Resource Page

Scarlet fever 

CDC Resource Page

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS, MERS, COVID-19) 

COVID-19

CDC Resource Page

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome:  

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Smallpox 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Viral hemorrhagic fevers (like Ebola) 

CDC Resource Page

Ebola

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Marburg

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

Yellow fever 

CDC Resource Page

WHO Resource Page

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WHO: World Health Organization


Additional Resources 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
A free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Benefits of enrolling in STEP:

    • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
    • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
    • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

 

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health: Do I Need Help?

Student Counseling Services, For crisis debriefing, mental health and well-being supportive services, 515-294-5056

Student Assistance, For support with academic needs, connections to campus and community resources, or unsure where to start, 515-294-1020

Thielen Student Health Center, For mental health and well-being support, 515-294-5801

Crisis Text Line, text “ISU” to 741741 (available 24/7)

Personal safety tips and resources, including the ISU Guardian App and Safe Ride

If you are in crisis, call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or chat at 988lifeline.org, or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741)