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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

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

RT @IowaSOS: Enjoying 'Verify Your Vote' town hall with @Polkauditorfitz & Ringgold Co. Auditor Amanda Waske on @weareiowa5news with @Sabri…

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10/28/2020

Volunteer Time Off - Seed Harvest
Conservation Events
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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10/30/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

1,138 voters today cast ballots at the Polk County Election Office.

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10/28/2020

Public Works News
ROAD CLOSURE - NE 118th Avenue between NE Bluff Drive and NE 104th Street

Please be advised that on Monday, November 2, 2020 through Friday, November 6, 2020, Polk County Public Works will begin a bridge repair project on NE 118th Avenue between NE Bluff Drive and NE 104th Street. Click "read more" for additional information.

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10/29/2020

Spiders
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Spiders

Spiders are some of the most commonly feared and misunderstood creatures in this world. Discover how spiders are actually fascinating animals, including their unique adaptations and the important role they play in ecosystems.

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10/30/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

RT @IowaSOS: Since some people are asking: Iowa law does not allow do overs because a voter who already submitted their absentee ballot ch…

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10/28/2020

Health Department News
Drive Up Flu Clinic Closed 10/29/2020

Our drive through flu clinic is closed for today (10/29/2020) due to a gas leak in our neighborhood.

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10/29/2020

Full Moon Halloween Hike
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Full Moon Halloween Hike

Explore the wonder and beauty of Jester Park at night under a full moon. Feel free to dress up in your Halloween costumes!

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10/31/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

Lead poisoning is 100% preventable! A simple blood test can detect lead. Get your child tested for lead as early as 12 months and again at 24 and 36 months of age. Find out more from your state or local childhood lead poisoning prevention program! #NLPPW2020 #leadfreekids

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10/28/2020

Veteran Affairs News
October 29, 2020

A Virtual Outreach Event-TIME CHANGE TO 4pm CST

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10/29/2020

OWLS - Mammal Mania
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OWLS - Mammal Mania

OWLS is going virtual. Some can fly, dig, and swim, but we all have one thing in common, we’re all mammals, including us. We’ll discuss the characteristics that make mammals a unique class of animals and review the diverse selection of species living here in Iowa.

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11/3/2020

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
@PCEmrgManAgency
AJ Mumm

Happy National First Responder Day!!! Thank you for all that you do! #firstresponders

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10/28/2020

Veteran Affairs News
Winter Coat Distribution

October 31, 2020 10am-2pm Military ID & Mask required

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10/29/2020

Volunteer Time Off - Seed Harvest
Conservation Events
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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11/4/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Thank you for the kind words, Tom! I appreciate them a great deal.

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10/27/2020

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

As of 10-29-2020

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10/29/2020

Toddler Tales
Conservation Events
Toddler Tales

Let your imagination run wild with this fun, 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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11/5/2020