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5 Points of Progress

Veteran Affairs News
Flu Shots and Resource Fair

Flu Shots and Resource Fair

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8/11/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Call your doctor's office today to schedule an appointment and get your health back on track. #CallYourDoctor

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8/12/2022

Shinrin Yoku
Conservation Events
Shinrin Yoku

Explore the natural healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Brandy Case Haub, a certified forest guide. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.

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8/13/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Veterans Mobile Food Pantry

September mobile food pantry

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8/9/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Need condoms, internal condoms or dental dams? Stop by the health department and pick some up! #SafeSex #ProtectYourself

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8/11/2022

Guided Trail Rides
Conservation Events
Guided Trail Rides

Come saddle up and join us in the great outdoors for a scenic trail ride! You will be guided by our knowledgeable wranglers and taken care of by our string of beginner-friendly horses. We will ride through the timber of Jester Park and take in the picturesque views.

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8/13/2022

Senior Services News
The Senior Bulletin

August 2022

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8/3/2022

Polk County Treasurer (IA)
Polk County Treasurer (IA)
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Polk County Treasurer (IA)

Just moved to Iowa? New Iowa residents have 30 days to register their vehicle in their county of residence! Learn more about the requirements here: https://t.co/QwuDOVL5SF

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8/11/2022

Cycles in Nature
Conservation Events
Cycles in Nature

We will examine the importance of five of the main cycles in nature (water, gas, nutrient, animal life, and plant life) and how they interact with one another at Mally’s Park.

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8/13/2022

Election News
2022 - Polk County General Election

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

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8/1/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

The Polk County Health Department needs certified lead abatement contractors or contractors interested in becoming certified lead abatement contractors. Call (515) 286-2115 for more information. #LeadSafeHomes

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8/10/2022

Guided Trail Rides
Conservation Events
Guided Trail Rides

Come saddle up and join us in the great outdoors for a scenic trail ride! You will be guided by our knowledgeable wranglers and taken care of by our string of beginner-friendly horses. We will ride through the timber of Jester Park and take in the picturesque views.

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8/13/2022

Senior Services News
News You Can Use

Nutrition Education with Seniors

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7/29/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

The Health Department is now vaccinating children six months and older with the #COVID19 #Pfizer and #Moderna vaccines. Individuals can register their children for an appointment at https://t.co/jTZ2Nbp4Pp.

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8/9/2022

Guided Trail Rides
Conservation Events
Guided Trail Rides

Come saddle up and join us in the great outdoors for a scenic trail ride! You will be guided by our knowledgeable wranglers and taken care of by our string of beginner-friendly horses. We will ride through the timber of Jester Park and take in the picturesque views.

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8/13/2022

New Operating Hours for Polk County Senior Centers
Senior Services News
New Operating Hours for Polk County Senior Centers

Full-Time Senior Centers open by reservation only.

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7/29/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

☀️ It is a beautiful day! Enjoy the weather and apply sunscreen every two hours! ☀️ #ApplySunscreen h

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8/8/2022

Hike for Health - August
Conservation Events
Hike for Health - August

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.

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8/15/2022