Polk County Health Department

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Hot Weather Health Forecast

Sat Apr 18, 2015
No Health Advisory
Sun Apr 19, 2015
No Health Advisory
Mon Apr 20, 2015
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News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For April 6-April 10, 2015

April 6-April 10, 2015, Health Department staff confirmed 51 Chlamydia case, 3 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and so far in 2015, we have confirmed 801 Chlamydia cases, 146 Gonorrhea cases, 43 Syphilis cases and 5 cases of HIV.

Snap In A Day

(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department, Polk County Community, Youth and Family Services and the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) will host a SNAP in a Day (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Enrollment Fair on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Polk …


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