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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Polk County.. Lead a Quality Life
Polk County.. Lead a Quality Life

Recent News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For September 18– 22, 2017

September 18 – 22, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 46 Chlamydia cases, 20 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 2,426 Chlamydia cases, 792 Gonorrhea cases, 143 Syphilis cases and 33 cases of HIV.

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Unusual Late Season Heat...Stay Safe!

The National Weather Service has issued a weather statement regarding the unusual late-season heat. We will see heat index values today exceeding 90º for 8 hours, and nearing the 100º mark. Saturday looks to have similar conditions with 7 or more hours of heat index values at/above 90. We shou...

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For September 11– 15, 2017

September 11 – 15, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 61 Chlamydia cases, 27 Gonorrhea cases, 5 Syphilis cases and 2 cases of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 2,380 Chlamydia cases, 772 Gonorrhea cases, 141 Syphilis cases and 33 cases of HIV.

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Stay Healthy This Year…Get Your Flu Shot

(Des Moines, IA) - Around this time, clinics, pharmacies and local health departments are hustling and bustling with flu shot activity. Hundreds of thousands of Central Iowans get their flu shot each year for a variety of reasons.

“Individuals get the flu vaccine not only to keep themse...

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For September 5 –9, 2017

September 5 – 9, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 71 Chlamydia cases, 24 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 2,319 Chlamydia cases, 745 Gonorrhea cases, 136 Syphilis cases and 31 cases of HIV.

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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