Polk County Health Department

Laboratory

The Polk County Health Department Laboratory performs a variety of screening tests at an affordable price. You will need to make an appointment with our provider for all laboratory screening tests except for lead screenings which are available on a walk in basis during business hours.

Please call 286-3798 to schedule an appointment with our provider.

Hours of Business

  • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
  • 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday

Available Laboratory Screening Tests by Appointment Only:

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Complete Blood Counts and Chemistry Screening
  • Urinalysis Screening
  • Pregnancy testing:
  • Screening for Strep Throat
  • Screening for the Flu

Other Laboratory Screening Tests Available

Patients who wish to have an STD test must call 286-3798 to schedule an exam.  Same day appointments are available. Follow the link for exam information and a complete list of STDs, symptoms and treatment.

For more information regarding laboratory services contact:

Joelle Stolte
Laboratory Supervisor
286-3774 (Main lab)
286-3749 (Office)

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