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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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RT @ShiveHattery: Congratulations to the City of Ankeny and Polk County on the success of the Ankeny Senior Community Center groundbreaking…

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9/18/2020

Hike for Health
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Hike for Health

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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9/21/2020

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Polk County Iowa

Polk County partners with the Food Bank of Iowa to support their mission to make sure those in need don't go hungry. Learn why this partnership is more important than ever. https://t.co/1VtNMeZf3G

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9/18/2020

Election News
PRESIDENTIAL General Election

Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Request Forms have been sent to all Active voters and continue to be mailed to voters. Voters need to submit ONLY ONE Absentee Request Form. Ballot will be Mailed Out starting October 5th.

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9/19/2020

Fall Equinox Hike
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Fall Equinox Hike

Come learn about the fall equinox as we enjoy a walk around the pond and through the woodland at historic Fort Des Moines Park.

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9/22/2020

Health Department News
City of Ankeny Offers Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Ankeny Fire Department, in partnership with the Polk County Health Department, will be offering a Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, 1 – 6 p.m. at Ankeny Fire Station Headquarters, 120 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny.

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9/16/2020

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Polk County Health

Our community's health depends on you! #wearyourmask whenever you go. 😷😷😷

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9/18/2020

Volunteer Time Off - Seed Harvest
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Volunteer Time Off - Seed Harvest

Does your company offer Volunteer Paid Time Off (VTO)? Join us as we collect seed from plants ready to harvest from one of our county parks. Come and go between your allotted hours.

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9/23/2020

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

As of 9-16-2020

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9/16/2020

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Polk County Health

Friendly reminder that #yourmask should cover both your nose and mouth! 😷

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9/17/2020

Shinrin Yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing
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Shinrin Yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing

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.

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9/24/2020

Property Tax Reminder (9/30/2020)
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Property Tax Reminder (9/30/2020)

Polk County Treasurer reminds taxpayers, "September 30th is property tax deadline."

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9/15/2020

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Polk County Health

We are partnering with the @CityOfAnkeny Ankeny and Ankeny Fire Department to host a drive up flu clinic. Don't forget to bring your insurance card! #getyourflushot

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9/17/2020

National Public Lands Day
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National Public Lands Day

Join us as we collect prairie seed at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt and Synder Farm to Celebrate National Public Lands Day. Two different sites have been chosed to allow for social distancing. The event will conclude with food, drinks and singer/musician Jake Schrodt.

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9/26/2020

Veteran Affairs News
"Drive thru" Resource Fair

September 22, 2020

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9/9/2020

AJ Mumm
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AJ Mumm

Step 6 in our 12 steps to Preparedness: Test the smoke alarm monthly. Replace the batteries at least once every year. Replace the entire smoke alarm every 10 years. You should check your carbon monoxide alarms regularly also.

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9/17/2020

Plein Air Watercolor Class
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Plein Air Watercolor Class

This class is for those who may have never painted a day in their life or may have dabbled a little with watercolor but would like to learn more. We will start with the basics, discussing paints, brushes, paper, and technique before moving on to painting our first work of art.

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9/26/2020