Polk County Health Department

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Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For August 18 – August 22, 2014

August 18 – August 22, 2014, Health Department staff confirmed 70 Chlamydia cases, 12 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 2 cases of HIV.

Media Advisory: Polk County Health Department Hosts Diabetes Screening Day

(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department will host a Diabetes Screening Day on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Polk County Health Department (1907 Carpenter Ave. Des Moine…


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Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314