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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.
Polk County to offer testing as COVID-19 cases continue to surge nationwide
Beginning Monday, August 9 Polk County will require masks for all staff and visitors in Polk County buildings
Visit: https://t.co/it8hdgUD91 during our office hours to view our current wait times for all services!
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson once a month to discuss an environmentally themed book.
Polk County leaders and healthcare officials discuss the rise in COVID-19 positivity rate and hospitalizations among young adults and children. Watch here: https://t.co/XeMQwRAZNs
Come show your appreciation for the volunteer efforts put in each year by the Des Moines Nordic Club, check out winter recreation available at Jester Park, and take part in skiing or snowshoeing. After your Nordic adventure, stay for a bonfire & hot chocolate!
COVID-19 Vaccination Event: Available for ages 5 and over (First and Second Shot and Booster Shots). Saturday, January 29, 2022 / 12pm–3pm. Pre-register at https://t.co/ScOBz6MywO or by phone at (515) 323-5221
On Tuesday, Polk County Supervisors will hold another, in a series of public presentations, on investment of funds through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This presentation will specifically focus on investments in affordable housing options in the community.
Join Ty Smedes as we discuss the challenges faced by many creatures, as we highlight several local and global success stories and consider the need for environmental sustainability.
Cold temperatures force closure of outdoor drive-through testing out of safety for staff.
If you are sexually active, getting tested for #STDs is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health. Call and make an appointment today.
Join us as we continue efforts to restore native habitat and improve water quality in Chichaqua through the removal of invasive species.
The following is a list public facilities that should be considered for use in extreme temperature situations in Polk County. These facilities are open to the public during normal business hours.
Due to extreme cold weather and the health and safety of those operating our outdoor drive-through COVID-19 testing location at River Place (2309 Euclid), the site will not be open until 11 AM on Tuesday January 25. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Can they really forecast an early spring? Do they actually hibernate? Why do we celebrate groundhogs day anyway? So many questions surround this little rodent. We will uncover all the truths during this fun and hands on hike on the day we celebrate its existence.
Due to extreme cold weather and the health and safety of those operating our outdoor drive-through COVID-19 testing location at River Place (2309 Euclid), the site will not be open until 11AM on Tuesday January 25. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Let your imagination run wild with this nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft.