Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
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Recent News & Press Releases

Central Iowa Experiences First Extreme Heat Event

With very hot weather expected this weekend the Polk County Health Department encourages residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. Hot and humid conditions are expected in central Iowa Friday into Monday. High temperatures are forecast in the low- to mid-90s, with heat index values exp...

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Health Department Offers Free Hiv Testing In Honor National Hiv Testing Day

The Polk County Health Department will offer free HIV testing on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in honor of National HIV Testing Day. Testing will take place from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM in the Health Department’s outreach trailer located in our parking lot (1907 Carpenter Ave.)

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Schedule Your Child’S Meningitis Vaccine Appointment Before School Is Out

(Des Moines, IA) – By Iowa Law, all students entering or transferring into 7th grade and born after September 15, 2004 will need to show documentation of having received the meningococcal vaccine. All students entering or transferring into the 12th grade and born after September 15, 1999, will...

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Criminal Courts Ribbon Cutting

DES MOINES, Iowa – April 29, 2019 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors and Fifth Judicial District will be hosting a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Polk County Criminal Courthouse at 110 6th

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Cdc And Health Department Hosts Nhanes Media Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Polk County Health Department will host a NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) media day on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to noon at the Iowa State Fair Grounds.

Polk County is one of 15 counties tha...

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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