CARE for Kids

Care for Kids is Iowa's Medicaid program to promote Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) for children ages birth to 21. Any child who is enrolled in the Iowa Medicaid program is automatically enrolled in the EPSDT Care for Kids program. Children enrolled in this program receive:

  • Blood lead tests
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Care coordination services
  • Dental services
  • Health education
  • Immunizations


For more information call 712-527-9699 and ask for Jennie Menchew, RN, CARES Coordinator. If you need assistance with finding a doctor or dentist, accessing transportation to and from appointments, or need help finding community resources, call us!