Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For July 18-22, 2016

July 18-22, 2016, Health Department staff confirmed 65 Chlamydia cases, 20 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 2 cases of HIV and in 2016; we have confirmed 1,735 Chlamydia cases, 466 Gonorrhea cases, 108 Syphilis cases and 20 cases of HIV.

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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 …

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Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314