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 employment physicals
  • management of chronic diseases including but not limited to high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension
  • enroll patients in Iowa Get Screened Program (colorectal cancer screening)
  • pap smears, birth control prescriptions and family planning

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 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Thursday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am  

Call ahead for appointment availability. 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