Polk

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5 Points of Progress

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

Full-Time Senior Centers re-open by reservation only.

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6/10/2021

Jr. Naturalist Camp
Conservation Events
Jr. Naturalist Camp

Do you know a child who loves the outdoors? Campers will spend go fishing, canoeing, hiking, geocaching, building campfires and more while exploring the outdoors. On the last day of camp, campers will receive a badge and certificate.

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6/14/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

PCHD is having a Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic TODAY from 10 AM-12 PM! J&J is only a single dose COVID-19 vaccine. No appointment needed! You can drive or walk up to our clinic!

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6/14/2021

Summer Boat Rentals
Conservation News
Summer Boat Rentals

Warm weather is finally here and our summer boat rentals are open and ready to hit the water! Rent canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards and more from Easter Lake Boat Rental and the Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center. Reserve your summer rental today!

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6/10/2021

Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

RT @ARLIowa: IT IS HOT OUT THERE, and this heat and humidity is expected to continue into next week. With temps in the 90s and heat indexes…

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6/14/2021

June Summer Skills
Conservation Events
June Summer Skills

Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join PCC naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives. Come to one or sign-up for an entire series. All equipment will be provided.

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6/15/2021

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

As of 6-09-2021

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6/9/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

It's HOT outside today! Take precautions and stay safe! ☀

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6/11/2021

Women in the Woods with Wine - Edible Outdoors
Conservation Events
Women in the Woods with Wine - Edible Outdoors

Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home!

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6/15/2021

Jester Park Playscape Water Turned Off for Repairs
Conservation News
Jester Park Playscape Water Turned Off for Repairs

UPDATE: June 9, 2021 | Water will be shut off at the Jester Park Playscape until further notice.

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6/9/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

PCHD is having a Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on Monday (6/14) from 10 AM-12 PM! J&J is only a single dose COVID-19 vaccine. No appointment needed!

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6/11/2021

Nature Story Hour
Conservation Events
Nature Story Hour

Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring our family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist from PCC. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas with your children.

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6/16/2021

View Real Estate Records in Polk County
County Recorder News
View Real Estate Records in Polk County

You can view Real Estate records in Polk County online by visiting: https://landrecords.polkcountyiowa.gov/LandRecords/protected/SrchQuickName.aspx View all records from 1992 to today.

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6/2/2021

Polk County Iowa
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Polk County Iowa

Polk County Supervisor Tom Hockensmith was proud to join other community leaders to dedicate the Odell Jenkins Community Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. Shelter House. Odell has been a friend of Polk County for decades and we appreciate support of our neighborhoods.

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6/11/2021

June Summer Skills
Conservation Events
June Summer Skills

Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join PCC naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives. Come to one or sign-up for an entire series. All equipment will be provided.

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6/16/2021

Election News
City of Johnston - Special City Election - (At-Large Council To-Fill-A-Vacancy)

CITY of JOHNSTON - SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, June 22 JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE – TO FILL A VACANCY Polls Open: 7:00am - 8:00pm

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6/1/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Drinking water is important, but especially on days like today where the outside temperature is HOT! Set aside your coffee and soda and DRINK SOME WATER! 💧

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6/10/2021

June Summer Skills
Conservation Events
June Summer Skills

Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join PCC naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives. Come to one or sign-up for an entire series. All equipment will be provided.

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6/17/2021