Board of Health

Face Covering Regulation Information

On October 13, 2020, Story County Board of Supervisors passed Resolution 21‐27 ‐ Resolution to Approve the Story County Board of Health Face Covering Regulation ‐ by affirmative vote. The Face Covering Regulation is effective upon publication, October 22, 2020. This regulation may be inspected in the office of Story County Environmental Health located in the Story County Administration Building, 900 6th Street, Nevada, IA, during business hours.

Please click here to view Face Covering Regulation and view frequently asked questions. 


The local Board of Health shall have jurisdiction over public health matters within its designated geographic area according to Iowa Code chapter 137. The local Board of Health shall promote and protect the health of the citizens, and carry out the powers of local boards as specified in Iowa Code sections 137.104, and all other applicable Iowa Code chapters.

Board MembersTerm Expiration
John Paschen, MD, Chair12/31/20
Mark Speck, Vice Chair12/31/21
John Kluge, DVM12/31/20
Lisa Heddens (Ex-officio Member)12/31/20
Louisa Tabatabai, PhD12/31/21
Molly Lee, DVM, MPH12/31/22

Use the link below to apply for a Board of Health seat. APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT (PDF)

Meeting Schedule
Call to Order: 2:00 PM
Story County Administration Building; 2nd Floor Public Meeting Room
900 6th Street
Nevada, Iowa 

  • February 4, 2020
  • April 7, 2020
  • June 2, 2020
  • August 4, 2020
  • October 6, 2020
  • December 1, 2020

Agenda Request Submittal Deadline: 3:00 PM Wednesday prior to meeting date

Contact the Story County Board of Health

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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Minutes are also available following approval.

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Meeting audio as available:

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