Local Community Leaders & Influencers:

  • Jim Throgmorton— Mayor
    • (319) 621-9391
    • Jim-throgmorton@iowa-city.org
  • Johnson County Iowa Board of Health
    • Peter D. Wallace MD, MS – Chair
      • (319) 338-7646
    • Michael P. McLaughlin PhD– Vice Chair
      • (319) 624-5176

Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, there was a recorded death rate of 176.2 men /per 100,000 people in Johnson County, Iowa due to cancer. (0.20%)
  • Resources:
    • Mercy Iowa City Support Groups – (319) 358-2767
    • American Cancer Society— (319) 248-5400

Prostate Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, there was a recorded death rate of 17.4 /per 100,000 men in Johnson County, Iowa due to prostate cancer. (0.02%)

Heart Disease

  • Resources:
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
      • Heart & Vascular Center— (319) 356-7102
    • Mercy Iowa City
      • Cardiology – (319) 339-3400

Stroke

Diabetes

  • Resources:
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    • Mercy Iowa City
      • Nutrition and Wellness Center— 319-339-3538

Pre-Diabetes

  • In 2015, 16.7% of men in the Johnson County reported severe physical inactivity. Physical inactivity and obesity are the most common and significant indicators of diabetes.

*Suicide

Obesity

*state statistics