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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

Nature's Story Hour
Conservation Events
Nature's 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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7/15/2020

AJ Mumm
AJ Mumm
@PCEmrgManAgency
AJ Mumm

RT @polkcohealth: Protect those you love: #wearamask! ❤️😷❤️ https://t.co/maB5TL43v1

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7/15/2020

Election News
2020 PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION - Tuesday, November 3

2020 Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Requests will be sent to all Registered Voters in Polk County Iowa.

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7/15/2020

Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

We ❤ science! Bill Nye the Science Guy sharing the importance of wearing a mask. https://t.co/fBarx5zNfz #wearyourmask

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7/15/2020

Survival Camp
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Survival Camp

Set your kid’s imagination and adventurous spirit free as they learn about the natural environment and important survival skills. Activities range from plant i.d., animal tracking, fire and shelter building. Campers will forage for and cook their own lunch.

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7/16/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

The Polk County Election Office processed 1,018 absentee ballot requests today. We now have just shy of 4,000 requests for the General Election. There are 112 days until Election Day and 83 days before we can mail requested ballots to voters.

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7/14/2020

COVID-19 Quick Stats
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COVID-19 Quick Stats

As of 7-15-2020

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7/15/2020

Princess Adventures - Butterflies
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Princess Adventures - Butterflies

Do you know a little girl who loves princesses? Want to encourage her to dress up AND have fun exploring the outdoors at the same time? Girls, ages 4-6, are invited to the park in “princess attire” (whatever that means to them).

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7/16/2020

Public Works News
ROAD CLOSURE - SE 14th Place between SE 55th Street to Dead End

Please be advised that SE 14 Place between SE 55 Street to Dead End will be closed on Monday, July 13, 2020 for an Asphalt Resurfacing project . Click on "read more" for additional information and map.

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7/13/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

Protect those you love: #wearamask! ❤️😷❤️ h

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7/14/2020

Fireflies by Firelight
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Fireflies by Firelight

Bring the kids out for a night of catching (and releasing) fireflies while enjoying a roasted marshmallow over a fire.

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7/17/2020

Canoes Rentals at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt are Currently Suspended Due to Low Water
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Canoes Rentals at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt are Currently Suspended Due to Low Water

CANOE RENTALS AT CHICHAQUA ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL WATER LEVELS ARE BACK UP

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7/11/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
@polkcohealth
Polk County Health

Continue to do your part and #socialdistance when you are in public settings!

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7/13/2020

Pond Study
Conservation Events
Pond Study

Come discover what creatures live in and around a pond. All sampling equipment will be provided.

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7/18/2020

COVID-19 Operations Update
Conservation News
COVID-19 Operations Update

UPDATE: JULY 9, 2020 | Parks, trails, and campgrounds are open! Read below for the most up-to-date COVID-19 notifications.

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7/9/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Thank you for dropping it off in our - contact free drop box!

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7/13/2020

Water Wonders Camp
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Water Wonders Camp

Come get your feet wet as we discover all we can about water. We’ll compare ponds, rivers, lakes, and wetlands plus the animals that live in them.

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7/20/2020