Polk County Health Department

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For May 16 - 20, 2016

May 16 - 20, 2016, Health Department staff confirmed 71 Chlamydia cases, 21 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2016; we have confirmed 1,259 Chlamydia cases, 344 Gonorrhea cases, 71 Syphilis cases and 8 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For May 9 - 13, 2016

May 9 - 13, 2016, Health Department staff confirmed 49 Chlamydia cases, 16 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 2 cases of HIV and in 2016; we have confirmed 1188 Chlamydia cases, 323 Gonorrhea cases, 65 Syphilis cases and 7 cases of HIV.

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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