Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For July 17 - 21, 2017

July 10 -14, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 106 Chlamydia cases, 38 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 1874 Chlamydia cases, 569 Gonorrhea cases, 108 Syphilis cases and 27 cases of HIV.

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Important Vaccine Regarding The Meningitis Vaccine

The meningitis vaccine is NOT in the tdap vaccine. These are two completely different vaccines. If your child is going into 7th or 12th grade, they need the meningitis vaccine. Look at your child's vaccine records to make sure they have the meningitis vaccine. If not, call their health care pro…

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Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314