Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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Lab Week 2014

Health Department Receives Learning Center

Uninsured? Need a mammogram? WE can help!

Health Department Tweets

Hot Weather Health Forecast

Sun Jan 25, 2015
No Health Advisory
Mon Jan 26, 2015
No Health Advisory
Tue Jan 27, 2015
No Health Advisory


News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For January 12-16, 2015

January 12 – 16, 2015, Health Department staff confirmed 50 Chlamydia cases, 10 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV.

Congrats Bobbretta Brewton!

Congrats to Bobbretta Brewton, Board of Health Advisory Committee member on receiving the Make-A-Difference Legacy Award! Check out this capturing her service to the community! 


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