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5 Points of Progress

Senior Services News
The Senior Bulletin

August 2022

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8/3/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Schedule your STD test today! #GetTested

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8/5/2022

Horse Adventures Camp
Conservation Events
Horse Adventures Camp

Join us for a fun-filled week of summer camp at Jester Park Equestrian Center! Enjoy learning all about horses and spending plenty of time riding, along with participating in other fun camp activities like games and crafts.

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8/8/2022

Election News
2022 - Polk County General Election

General Election - Tuesday, November 8th Polls Open 7:00a - 8:00p

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8/1/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

We're hiring! The Health Department has a communicable disease registered nurse position open. To learn more and apply, please visit: https://t.co/AFmetgnZPe #WereHiring

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8/4/2022

Volunteer Mornings in the Garden
Conservation Events
Volunteer Mornings in the Garden

Come lend a hand and learn tricks of the trade for garden maintenance to set our native plant gardens up for success!

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8/9/2022

Senior Services News
News You Can Use

Nutrition Education with Seniors

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7/29/2022

Polk County Treasurer (IA)
Polk County Treasurer (IA)
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Polk County Treasurer (IA)

We had an awesome time connecting with our neighbors for National Night Out! Treasurer Mary Wells & office staff stopped by the Salisbury Oaks and Sherman Hill Neighborhood Associations & the Polk County Sheriff's Office to share information on our services & resources!

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8/3/2022

Story Tellebration
Conservation Events
Story Tellebration

Join volunteer storyteller, Carmen Epstein, for a fun, interactive tale tailored toward children ages 2 to 6 that explores the wonders of the outdoors. During each program, participants enjoy interactive stories and an activity.

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8/10/2022

New Operating Hours for Polk County Senior Centers
Senior Services News
New Operating Hours for Polk County Senior Centers

Full-Time Senior Centers open by reservation only.

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7/29/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Reduce your risk of getting or spreading #Monkeypox!

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8/3/2022

S'more Day Hike
Conservation Events
S'more Day Hike

Join us for National S’more Day. We will take a hike to explore Easter Lake Park. After our hike we will toast some marshmallows.

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8/10/2022

Emergency Management News
2022 Extreme Temperature Centers

2022 Extreme Temperature Centers for Polk County

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7/28/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

FDA has recalled 53 nutritional and beverage products by Lyons Magnus. Products include Glucerna. Premier Protein and more. Check the link to see if your products are include and dispose of them immediately. https://t.co/u2lt1qLv5D. #FoodRecall

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8/2/2022

Music on the Mississippi Bus Tour
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Music on the Mississippi Bus Tour

Journey to the mighty Mississippi River with Polk County Conservation Eco-bus tours.

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8/11/2022

Board of Supervisors News
Polk County Commits Additional $36 Million Toward Community Investment

Polk County Commits Additional $36 Million Toward Community Investment. ARPA Funding Used to Enhance Quality of Life and Infrastructure in Polk County.

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7/27/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

It is going to be dangerously HOT today and tomorrow. Stay safe and visit a daytime cooling center near you! #StayCool

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8/2/2022

Horse Whispers in the Woods
Conservation Events
Horse Whispers in the Woods

A women’s circle of self-discovery through the intuitive and healing power of horses. This on-the-ground workshop provides a real-time experience in relationship skills and increased emotional intelligence through a partnership with the horse.

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8/11/2022