Polk County Health Department

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Lab Week 2014

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Sat Sep 20, 2014
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Sun Sep 21, 2014
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Mon Sep 22, 2014
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News & Press Releases

Polk County Health Department Media Advisory: Medical Camp Media Advisory

Des Moines, IA – The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Des Moines and partners are providing free health education, medical screenings and lunch on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Epworth United Methodist Church, 412 West Euclid Avenue in Des Moines.

Community members are in…

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For September 8 - 12, 2014

September  8- 12, 2014, Health Department staff confirmed 78 Chlamydia cases, 17 Gonorrhea cases, 3 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