Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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Staff Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Health Department Receives Learning Center

Uninsured? Need a mammogram? WE can help!

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Hot Weather Health Forecast

Info: Scott Sheridan, Kent State University and Laurence Kalkstein, University of Miami

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News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For July 20 – July 24, 2015

July 20 – 24, 2015, Health Department staff confirmed 61 Chlamydia cases, 24 Gonorrhea cases, 0 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and so far in 2015, we have confirmed 1,593 Chlamydia cases, 321 Gonorrhea cases, 81 Syphilis cases and 18 cases of HIV.

Polk County Health Department Offers Back-To-School Clinic Appointments

(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department is offering a unique opportunity for Polk County students to get all their back-to-school health needs met.

“Polk County students are required to receive certain medical and dental services before they start the school year,” said Rick Kozin…


Overview of Health Department Services

Contact Us

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

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314