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Polk County Tax Dollars

Polk County will hold a public hearing on March 2, 2021 at 9:30 to determine the maximum amount of county tax dollars to be collected in the upcoming fiscal year. Click here for more information

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2/12/2021

Polk County Promoted
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

Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Where did your parents receive their first dose?

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2/26/2021

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - The Art of Polk County Conservation
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Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors - The Art of Polk County Conservation

Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors is going virtual. Join us as we explore the public art located throughout PCC’s parks and facilities, the artists that created them, and the stories behind their work.

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3/2/2021

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Polk County Iowa
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Polk County Iowa

What does it mean to ‘revitalize’ a neighborhood, and how does it work? In episode 4 of #PeopleofPolk, we take a look at how Invest DSM is using creative solutions and partnerships to revitalize local neighborhoods. Click or tap to listen! https://t.co/4TR35VE71P

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2/26/2021

Virtual Toddler Tales - Animal Tails
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Virtual Toddler Tales - Animal Tails

Let your imagination run wild with this virtual 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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3/4/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

PCHD would like to extend a huge thank you to the caring individuals who have taken the time over the last week to send us positive messages. We appreciate these comments and continue to work hard to vaccinate our community.

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2/26/2021

COVID-19 Quick Stats
County Sheriff News
COVID-19 Quick Stats

As of 2-26-2021

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2/26/2021

Virtual Birds of Spring
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Virtual Birds of Spring

Spring is near with the arrival of red-winged blackbirds, killdeer, and waterfowl in March. Learn what birds are the first to return in the spring and how they know when to migrate. We’ll also discuss why Iowa is a hot spot for migrating birds.

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3/6/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

What is an mRNA vaccine? Read the post below for more information.

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2/25/2021

Polk County to Hold Virtual Workshop for Comprehensive Plan Update
Public Works News
Polk County to Hold Virtual Workshop for Comprehensive Plan Update

This Virtual Public Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 11, at 6:00 p.m. for the County’s new Comprehensive Plan, "Polk 2050 – Planning the Way." For additional information click on "read more."

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2/26/2021

Shamrock Shenanigans
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Shamrock Shenanigans

Sneaky little leprechauns have hidden 10 special shamrocks on the trails around the Jester Park Nature Center. See how many you can spot, snap a picture, and share your photos with us on Facebook or Instagram!

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3/12/2021

Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

We are working on getting individuals who are in need of a second dose a vaccine as quickly as possible.

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2/25/2021

Election News
PRESIDENTIAL General Election Results

November 3rd, 2020 Presidential General Election Results

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2/26/2021

Nature Hike
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Nature Hike

Join a naturalist for a hike looking for early signs of spring. Dress for the weather.

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3/16/2021

Senior Services News
February & March Congregate Meal Menu

Meals will continue to be provided to interested and registered congregate meal participants from 11am to 1pm in a “drive-through” system in the parking lots of the following centers: Norwoodville, South, East, North, Northwest, West, Central, Ankeny, Grimes Meals can be reserved for future days by calling the selected site or at the time of picking up a meal.

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2/24/2021

Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Once we have vaccinated 75%-80% of the current vaccination tier, we will then open up the next tier.

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2/25/2021

Geocache Leprechaun Hunt
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Geocache Leprechaun Hunt

Learn to use a GPS and go search the woods to find the hidden pots of gold, collecting candy and prizes along the way. Keep an eye out for leprechauns along the way!

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3/17/2021