Welcome to your public health network.

The Monona County Board of Supervisors, Board of Health and Burgess Health Center are collaborating to improve the health of Monona County.  As a result, Burgess Health Center is now coordinating the services and programs offered through Public Health.  We are committed to promoting and protecting the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.


Iowa State University Extension
Food Nutrition, and Safety
Main Office
Iowa State University
2150 Beardshear, 515 Morrill Rd, Ames, IA 50011

Monona Extension
Iowa State University Extension Service
Monona County Extension Service
119 Iowa Ave., Onawa, IA. 51040
email: xmonona@iastate.edu

Nutrition – https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/nutrition
Safety – https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/foodsafety


Spend Smart, Eat Smart


My Plate-USDA
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025

Congregate or Home Delivered Meals in Monona County:
Sponsored by Connections Area Agency on Aging
2301 Pierce St., Sioux City, IA 51104
email: info@connectionsaaa.org

Congregate Meal Sites: Ute and Mapleton
Ute Senior Center: M-F, meals are served at 11:30am
Mapleton Community Center: M,W,F, meals are served at 11:30am

  • Senior Centers meals are available for any senior (ages 60+) and their spouse
  • Guests under age 60 may also enjoy a meal with a senior at the full price
  • Reservations must be made for these meals before noon of the business day prior
  • Meals are not prepared or delivered on weekends or holidays.

Mapleton Community Center
511 Main St.
Mapleton, IA 51034
Meals are served Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30am.

Onawa Senior Center
1017 8th St.
Onawa, IA 51040
Meals are served each weekday at noon. The United Methodist Church of Onawa sponsors free bingo every Tuesday following the noon meal.

Ute Senior Center
107 Main St.
Ute, IA 51060
Meals are served each weekday at 11:30am.

Food Banks/Pantries in Monona County

Food Bank of Siouxland, Inc.

Rural Locations
Mapleton Food Pantry
Sponsored and staffed by volunteers from the American Legion Auxiliary
Tuesday-Thursday every week at Mapleton
313 Main St.
Mapleton, IA 51034
712-881-1128 OR 712-253-9106


Fourth Thursday of every month at Onawa
Evangelical Free Church, 1-3 pm
2160 Iowa Ave.
Onawa, IA 51040


Monday-Friday every week at Onawa
West Central Community Action, 9 am – 3 pm
Clients only, make an appointment first
801 10 Ave. Suite. B.
Onawa, IA 51040

Main Office
1313 11th
Sioux City, IA 51105
email: info@siouxlandfoodbank.org


Care and Share House, Inc.
1808 5th Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Monday & Thursday from 9:30-noon


600 South Main St.
Monday & Wednesday from 5:30 – 7pm.

Find Food Pantries

Food Benefits

Iowa Department of Human Services

Assistance Programs- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC), deliverable meals and more
Monona County Clerk of Court
610 Iowa Ave.
Onawa, IA 51040


WIC Clinic: Women, Infant & Children Program (WIC)
Pottawattamie County WIC Program
300 West Broadway, St. 9
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Harlan: 712-355-3645
Council Bluffs: 712-328-5886
Fax: 712-328-5810