Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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Lab Week 2014

Health Department Receives Learning Center

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Hot Weather Health Forecast

Tue Sep 2, 2014
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Wed Sep 3, 2014
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Thu Sep 4, 2014
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News & Press Releases

The Des Moines Register’S Editorial: State Needs Tougher Vaccination Exemptions

Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std) Weekly Totals For August 25 – August 29, 2014

August 25 – August 29, 2014, Health Department staff confirmed 52 Chlamydia cases, 6 Gonorrhea cases, 1 Syphilis case and 1 case of HIV.


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