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5 Points of Progress

Veteran Affairs News
Understanding the PACT act.

PACT ACT

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9/30/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

It's a beautiful fall day. Go spend time outdoors! #GetOutside

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9/30/2022

Volunteer Restoration Days - Prairie
Conservation Events
Volunteer Restoration Days - Prairie

Spend time in your local prairies for the benefit future habitat restoration projects this fall season!

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10/4/2022

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Polk County Iowa

Congratulations @DesMoinesGov and @DesMoinesParks on this much deserved recognition! https://t.co/2B2orXS6Le

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9/29/2022

Election News
2022 - Polk County General Election

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

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9/29/2022

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - Green Eating
Conservation Events
Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - Green Eating

How we eat and what we eat can take a huge toll on our environment. We’ll dive into what a food print is and what it takes to reduce it. Learn more about the importance of buying local food and how you can support local growers.

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10/4/2022

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Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Vaccine appointments open every Thursday at noon. To register for an appointment, please visit https://t.co/xyHLd6TgeB #GetVaccinated

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9/29/2022

Veteran Affairs News
LIHEAP

LIHEAP opens October 1st

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9/29/2022

Knee-High Naturalists
Conservation Events
Knee-High Naturalists

Are you ready to get outside and explore? Come and hear a story followed by some outdoor fun! As naturalists we will hike, investigate, and navigate through the trails and grounds of Jester Park as we learn what makes the outdoors such an amazing place.

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10/5/2022

Polk County Property Tax Statements Arrive in Mailboxes This Week
Treasurer News
Polk County Property Tax Statements Arrive in Mailboxes This Week

2022/2023 Property tax statements are now available and will be delivered to property owners the week of 8/29/2022.

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9/28/2022

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
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AJ Mumm

Parents can help prepare children and reduce their emotional stress during an emergency by including them in the planning process. For more tips click here: https://t.co/0AcpIvQJpU...

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9/29/2022

Toddler Tales
Conservation Events
Toddler Tales

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.

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10/6/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Annual Veterans Coat Give-Away

November 10, 2022

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9/20/2022

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AJ Mumm
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AJ Mumm

Pets are often full-fledged members of the family, and any family emergency plan must include them to be truly complete. Click here for more information https://t.co/0AcpIvRhfs.

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9/28/2022

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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10/6/2022

Health Department News
Health Department Urges Everyone to Get a Flu Shot: Australia sees their worst flu season, Iowa could see the same

Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. The past several years we have seen mild flu seasons. Other flu seasons, such as when the H1N1 and H2N3 strains appeared, we saw healthy individuals, those with underlying health conditions, the young and old become sick, hospitalized and even die. This year, we could possibly be in for a rough flu season.

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9/19/2022

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Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

IT’S HUMP DAY and your friendly reminder to schedule your STD appointment. Call us to today at 286-3798 to schedule your STD test! #GetTested

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9/28/2022

Homeschool - Nature Lessons
Conservation Events
Homeschool - Nature Lessons

Join us for a season of learning at the Jester Park Nature Center. This program series will be delivered in a flexible format that is designed for homeschool students. Each month we will explore a new theme related to the natural world.

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10/7/2022