Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
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Recent News & Press Releases

Supervisor Angela Connolly Inducted Into Iowa Women's Hall Of Fame

Des Moines, Iowa, August 19, 2016 — Second District Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly will be inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the State Historical Building at 9:30 am tomorrow, Saturday, August 20. Following the ceremony the Friends of the Iowa Commission on the …


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Supervisor Angela Connolly Recognized Nationally For Leadership

Supervisor Angela Connolly recognized nationally for leadership   Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly has received a national award for leadership as an elected official for her efforts leading three significant regional planning initiatives in Greater Des Moines.   The National Association of…


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Polk County Health Department Opens Overnight Cooling Shelter

(Des Moines, IA) – Today, July 22, 2016, is the third oppressively hot day in a row with very little overnight cooling for the past two nights. To give residents of Polk County an additional option to reduce their risk for serious heat-related health issues, the Polk County Health Department is o…


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Polk County Participating In White House Criminal Justice Initiative

Polk County Participating in White House Data Driven Justice Initiative   “[O]ur criminal justice system isn’t as smart as it should be.  It’s not keeping us as safe as it should be.  It is not as fair as it should be.  Mass incarceration makes our country worse off, and we need to do something a…


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Central Iowa Experiences First Extreme Heat Event Take Precautions Especially When Outdoors

(Des Moines, IA) – With very hot weather expected this weekend the Polk County Health Department encourages residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory through Sunday. It takes our bodies awhile to adjust with the changing of the sea…


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