Polk

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Serving a diverse Central Iowa community, Polk County is among the nation’s most innovative public institutions. We bring together creative leaders, collaborative organizations and key resources to empower our communities and make life better for all people in Polk County.

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Polk County Health
Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

Tis the season for family, but also for flu. National Influenza Vaccination Week is your reminder that there’s still time to get a flu vaccine and fight flu. Protect yourself and the ones you love from flu illness. Get a flu vaccine today. #FluShot #tistheseason

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12/5/2022

Volunteer Restoration Days - Woodlands
Conservation Events
Volunteer Restoration Days - Woodlands

Join us as we continue restoration efforts in native woodland habitat through invasive species removal.

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12/6/2022

Board of Supervisors News
Polk County Seeks to Appoint Members to Condemnation Compensation Commission

The Polk County Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on various boards and commissions.

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12/6/2022

Polk County Iowa
@PolkCounty_Iowa
Polk County Iowa

Have you ever been interested in a career in the event and entertainment industry? Our partners at @IAEventsCenter may be able to help you find your opportunity. https://t.co/HKhTw1qWZs

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12/2/2022

Election News
VOTER REGISTRATION CHALLENGE - Polk County Iowa Resident J. Whitver

Voter Registration Challenge hearing held on Wednesday, November 30th in front of Jamie Fitzgerald, Commissioner of Elections and Auditor of Polk County Iowa.

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12/5/2022

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - American Dreamer
Conservation Events
Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - American Dreamer

In this one-act play based on the award-winning book by Senator John C. Culver and John Hyde, actor Tom Milligan portrays Henry A. Wallace, the agricultural innovator and founder of Pioneer Hi-Bred seed corn company who became US Secretary of Agriculture and later Vice President.

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12/6/2022

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
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AJ Mumm

This a reminder that you need to have an emergency kit in your vehicle. Don't take that trip across the country or even across town without being prepared. #winterkit #driving

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12/2/2022

County Attorney News
Deng Convicted of Murder in the First Degree

On November 30, 2022, Danil Deng was sentenced in Polk County Criminal Number FECR3352018.

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12/5/2022

Winter Sleigh Rides
Conservation Events
Winter Sleigh Rides

Join us when the snow flies and we’ll hitch up one of our draft horse teams to take your group out for a Sleigh Ride!

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12/9/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Christmas Meals

Hope Ministries Christmas Meals

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11/29/2022

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
@PCEmrgManAgency
AJ Mumm

This a reminder that you need to have an emergency kit in your vehicle. Don't take that trip across the country or even across town without being prepared. #winterkit #driving

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12/2/2022

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
Conservation Events
Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Welcome the holiday season with a fragrant, homemade evergreen wreath. Learn to assemble a variety of fresh evergreen cuttings into a festive wreath, and then add your own personal touches to make it uniquely yours.

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12/10/2022

Human Resources News
Notice of Public Meeting - 12/01/2022

THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMITTEE WILL HOLD THEIR QUARTERLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2022 AT 11:00 A.M., IN ROOM 390 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING.

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11/29/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

As our healthcare facilities are seeing surges in patient visits, it's important to use healthcare resources appropriately. Please view the images for examples. Show kindness and patience when you experience delays. Understand that our caregivers are doing their best. #Health

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12/2/2022

Winter Sleigh Rides
Conservation Events
Winter Sleigh Rides

Join us when the snow flies and we’ll hitch up one of our draft horse teams to take your group out for a Sleigh Ride!

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12/10/2022

Election News
City of Elkhart - Special Election

City of Elkhart Special Election to Fill-a-Vacancy for City Council - Election Date: Tuesday, December 13th

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11/23/2022

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
@PCEmrgManAgency
AJ Mumm

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12/2/2022

Indoor Kayaking
Conservation Events
Indoor Kayaking

Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist in the comfort of an indoor pool. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, self-rescues, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.

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12/10/2022