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April is 9-1-1 Education Month

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

9-1-1 is for emergency use only Call 9-1-1 for emergencies only. It is appropriate to call 9-1-1 when you need to save a life, stop a crime or report a fire…

Emerald Ash Borer

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Emerald Ash Borer Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect from Asia. The larvae eat the wood under the ash tree’s bark, preventing the tree from moving w…

Polk County Re-Certified as StormReady

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Polk County ReCertified as StormReady On November 25, 2013 Polk County completed a full renewal of their StormReady status.  Polk County completed a set of r…

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Polk County Emergency Management
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 286-2107

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