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.
#COVID19 is serious and deadly. Keep your friends and family safe by wearing your mask, staying home when sick, social distancing and limit the places you go.
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!
Get your flu shot today at our drive up #flu clinic!
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.
Nurses! We need you. Apply now to help vaccinate our community with the #COVID19 vaccine. https://t.co/u5zDpcjSXN
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has taken more reports of phone scams being attempted in and around Polk County. The people attempting these scams are using software that allows their phone numbers to appear on a caller ID to match that of Polk County phone numbers.
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!
Book a winter cabin getaway for the holidays, a special weekend, or a week-long stay to reconnect with your family away from the hustle and bustle of life. When you book from 12/1/20 through 3/1/21, automatically get 20% off your cabin reservation for stays 1/3/20 to 3/11/21.
RT @HIVGov: Today is #WorldAIDSDay! There are many ways to support the #EndHIVEpidemic initiative today, and every day. WAD is a great chan…
A cold December day is the perfect time to make yourself a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy National Cocoa Day. We’ll start the program with a brisk walk around Discovery Pond and end by enjoying a mug of hot cocoa around a fire.
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.
Mental health is one of the less-discussed sides of COVID-19, but it’s time for an honest conversation. In Ep. 2, we take a look at how local organizations are coming together to help residents access the resources they need. #PeopleofPolk https://t.co/vUTSOGGdpR
Virtually visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and toads to learn about these unique animals. Enjoy a friendly introduction to Polk County Conservation ambassador animals.
Bird Friendly Iowa announced that Polk County is among the first counties in Iowa to be designated as a Bird Friendly Community.
If you are getting tested after the Thanksgiving holiday, stay home until you get the test results. You could potentially expose others to #COVID19.
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and one of the longest nights of the year! Take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of cocoa.