Polk County Health Department


Nurse practitioner can see patients of all ages for the following services:

  • assess, diagnose and treat the patient’s acute illnesses
  • physical examinations for adults and children, including Well-Child checks and pre-employment physicals
  • management of chronic diseases (patients wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes and choices) including but not limited to high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension
  • enroll patients in Iowa Get Screened Program (colorectal cancer screening)
  • well women exams through Healthy Women Program
  • access adult immunization needs

Fees are charged for most services. We accept several insurances including Medicaid and Medicare and can work out a payment plans/arrangements for patients experiencing financial hardship.

Monday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Thursday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am  

Call ahead to make an appointment (515) 286-3798

Contact Us

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

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314