Lyon County, Iowa


Health Services

Mission Statement

The mission of Health Services of Lyon County, is to promote the public health and well-being of all residents. This is accomplished through a united commitment to assess individual and community needs and provide education and prevention services on health and wellness.

Health Services of Lyon County (HSLC) serves nearly 11,800 residents through various programs that promote healthy life choices, environmental and food safety, immunizations, and disease prevention. Our agency plays a prominent role with collaborating with our community and health partners to initiate innovative programs in order to address specific health issues.

Melissa Stillson, RN

Health Administrator

Vaccination Clinics

Health Services of Lyon County offers vaccines to children who meet the qualifications of the VFC (Vaccines for Children) program and has the ability to bill the following insurance carriers: United Health Care (private), Blue Cross Blue Shield, Avera Health Plan, Sanford Health Plan, HAWK-I (United Health Care and AmeriGroup), and the following state health insurance plans: United Health Care and AmeriGroup.


Please call (712)472-8200 to schedule an appointment.




Monday, April 5, 2021 vaccine available to all Iowans.  Please note with this change we still have low volume of vaccine with increased demand.

Public Health and our partners Avera Rock Rapids and Sanford Rock Rapids will be moving forward with the expansion of vaccine availablity to all Iowans.  In our county we can offer the vaccine to all persons 18 and older.

Please call Health Services Lyon County at 712-472-8200 to be placed on a waiting list for the vaccine.  Avera Rock Rapids and Sanford Rock Rapids will be notifying their primary patients on their vaccine registration opportunities. 

Lyon County residents can obtain CORONAVIRUS information at

Health Services links and Resouces:

Vaccine product information:




Johnson and Johnson product information:




Phone:  (712) 472-8200

FAX: (712) 472-4039


Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday - Friday


Mailing Address:

Health Services of Lyon County

315 1st Avenue, Suite 208

Rock Rapids, IA  51246