Polk County Health Department

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Take Action And Enroll In Marketplace Health Insurance Before It’S Too Late

(Des Moines, IA) – The 2015 open enrollment and re-enrollment period to enroll in Marketplace Health Insurance ends February 15, 2015. The Polk County Health Department, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa, A Mid-Organizing Strategy (AMOS) and Mercy Medical Cente…

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For January 19-23, 2015

January 19 – 23, 2015, Health Department staff confirmed 68 Chlamydia cases, 14 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 0 cases 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