Polk County Health Department

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Zika Virus Update

About 20 percent of people infected with Zika virus will have symptoms. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain or conjunctivitis. While illness is usually mild and severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon, there is increasing evidence of a link between Zika viru…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For February 1 - 5, 2016

February 1 – 5, 2016, Health Department staff confirmed 70 Chlamydia cases, 13 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2016; we have confirmed 298 Chlamydia cases, 72 Gonorrhea cases, 13 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV.


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

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314