Polk County Health Department



We offer childhood immunizations from age 2 months to 18 years to families with no insurance, Medicaid, or insurance that doesn’t cover immunizations.

Clinic hours:
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm (by appointment) Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (by appointment)
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (by appointment) Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (walk-ins)

Full time Spanish translation is available. For other language speakers, we offer the use of language line.

2014 Immunization Guidelines for School Nurses

The Des Moines Register’s Editorial: State needs tougher vaccination exemptions

2013 School Immunization Report

Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314