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Updated Polk County Service Modifications And Closures (04-01-2020)

DES MOINES, Iowa – March 23 2020 — To protect the health and safety of Polk County employees and the general public the following closures and service modifications will be effective beginning 8:00 am on March 18, 2020 until further notice.

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4/10/2020

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Make a plan to connect with family and friends virtually this #Thanksgiving!

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11/23/2020

Full Moon Hike - CANCELLED
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Full Moon Hike - CANCELLED

Explore the wonder and beauty of Thomas Mitchell Park at night under a full moon.

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11/30/2020

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Have you traced your #COVID19 bubble? Read this article before you think about celebrating Thanksgiving with your extended family. https://t.co/8Aw3C5L8BF

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11/23/2020

COVID-19 Quick Stats
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COVID-19 Quick Stats

As of 11-23-2020

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11/23/2020

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - Winter is for the Birds
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Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - Winter is for the Birds

OWLS is going virtual. Join us as we learn about Iowa winter birds and how to feed them. Bird feeding offers people an opportunity to see birds at close range while providing hours of enjoyment.

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12/1/2020

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You can take part in making Thanksgiving safer. Wear a mask with two or more layers over your mouth and nose, and ensure your mask fits snugly against your face. #MakeThanksgivingSafe

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11/22/2020

Chichaqua Valley Trail Closure
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Chichaqua Valley Trail Closure

The Chichaqua Valley Trail will be closed on December 2 through January 1, 2021 between NE 64th St. and Grant St. for repairs to be made on the Mud Creek Bridge.

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11/23/2020

Virtual Toddler Tales - Rocks
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Virtual Toddler Tales - Rocks

Let your imagination run wild with this fun, 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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12/3/2020

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Get your flu shot today! Our drive up clinic is open until 4:00 PM today. Don’t forget your insurance card! #getyourflushot

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11/20/2020

Polk County Designated a Bird Friendly Community
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Polk County Designated a Bird Friendly Community

Bird Friendly Iowa announced that Polk County is among the first counties in Iowa to be designated as a Bird Friendly Community.

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11/23/2020

Cedars for Celebration
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Cedars for Celebration

Grab the kids, your spouse or significant other, as PCC and Trees Forever partner together for this eco-friendly event. Come on out and find that special tree for your Holiday season and help restore native habitat in one of your county parks!

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12/5/2020

Veteran Affairs News
Mobile Food Pantry For Veterans

December 8, 2020

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11/19/2020

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#WearYourMask

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11/19/2020

Virtual Decorate a Tree for Wildlife
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Virtual Decorate a Tree for Wildlife

Decorating a tree for our feathered friends and other wildlife is an activity the whole family can enjoy. Using items like bagels, pinecones, peanut butter and birdseed you’ll end up with a variety of treats to decorate your backyard.

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12/12/2020

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In need of home repairs?

Habitat for Humanities Rock the Block program may be able to assist.

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11/17/2020

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RT @DesMoinesParks: @PolkCounty_Iowa @DesMoinesGov https://t.co/vntalv3Gmo https://t.co/ASE05ntm1I

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11/18/2020

Virtual Fall Makers Market
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Virtual Fall Makers Market

Join us digitally on November 12 – December 12, as we will host a virtual makers market with links and information on each local vendor that is involved on our website. Shop from the comfort of your home for the holidays or while you’re outside in your favorite spot!

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12/12/2020