Polk County Health Department

Adult Immunizations

The purpose of adult immunizations is to protect adults from vaccine-preventable diseases for which they have not been previously immunized. Adult immunizations are done Monday and Tuesday from 8 am to 3:30 pm and Thursday and Friday from 1:30-3:30 pm by appointment at 286-3798. Cost is dependent on vaccinations needed. Persons should bring their immunizations records to the appointment.

Adults need to be up to date on the following vaccines:

  • Tetanus-Diptheria
  • Tetanus-Diptheria-Pertussis ("Whooping Cough") (depending on risk factors)
  • Mumps/Measles/Rubella
  • Chickenpox (depending on risk factors)
  • Hepatitis A or B (depending on risk factors)
  • Influenza (recommended yearly) Influenza Vaccine
  • Pneumococcal - "pneumonia" (depending on risk factors) Pneumococcal Vaccine

For more information on these vaccines, see vaccination information sheets at:

 


Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314