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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.
UPDATE: A parent or guardian of a child (age 12-17) MUST be present with child at the vaccination appointment at PCHD!
Polk County, City of Des Moines and Downtown Des Moines Partners Announce New Court Avenue Entertainment Experience Weekend Live Entertainment Street Events, Food Trucks Part of Initial Plan.
Join us for a music therapy facilitated drumming class in the beautiful natural setting at Yellow Banks Park. This class allows participants to connect with the rhythms of nature via drums and other instruments.
RT @mrs_lapietra: Congrats to our Political Action Club. 🎉 They won back-2-back Carrie Chapman Catt Awards for registering 90% of eligible…
Explore the natural healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Crystal Berkens or Brandy Case Haub, certified forest guides. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Water will be shut off at the Jester Park Playscape until Memorial weekend due to water line repairs.
Thank you @IowaSOS for the invite! It was an inspiring discussing the importance of voting with the @UrbandaleJHawks students. It was also great to finally meet @mrs_lapietra who works tirelessly in ensuring her students participate in the election process.
Celebrate National Love a Tree Day at Mally’s Park. We’ll discuss how to identify and measure trees followed by a tree scavenger hunt around the park.
Do you have a young photographer in your family? Then head out to Thomas Mitchell Park with them from June 1 - June 30 to take photos of the landscape, wildlife, plants, flowers, or people outside enjoying nature and enter them to WIN!
Register for your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at PCHD! We look forward to seeing you!
Why walk the mall when you can be enjoying the great outdoors? Hike along with this friendly group of nature lovers who walk the trails each month for exercise and fun.
Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that, beginning today, restaurants in central and southwest Iowa are now eligible to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
PCHD has now received the NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION AND ORDERS to begin vaccinating 12-15. Individuals between 12-15 can now register for an appointment at PCHD. Visit https://t.co/ScOBz6MywO to see available appointments.
Take time to unwind as the sun sets on the outdoor plaza of the Jester Park Nature Center. The class will begin with a short nature hike to give participants a chance distress and enjoy the beauty of nature.
CITY of JOHNSTON - PRIMARY SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE – TO FILL A VACANCY Polls Open: 7:00am - 8:00pm
If pharmacies receive state allocations, they have to wait for IDPH. If they only receive a federal allocation of vaccine, then they have to abide by federal guidelines. PCHD receives vaccine from the state, so we have to wait for IDPH.
Have you ever heard of Mead and wondered what it is? Mead (wine made from honey) as well as 1/3 of our global food supply depends on pollinators. Enjoy an evening learning about our native pollinators and why they are so important.