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Extreme Heat 2018 Information
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Central Iowa starting at 1:00 PM Friday until 7:00 PM Sunday.
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat ill…
(Des Moines, IA) – Central Iowa experienced its first extreme heat event with high temperatures, high humidity and little overnight cooling over Memorial Day weekend. Heat events will continue throughout the summer months. In honor of Iowa Heat Awareness Day (June 7, 2018), we recognize our part…
June 4 – 8, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 82 Chlamydia cases, 45 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1440 Chlamydia cases, 626 Gonorrhea cases, 91 Syphilis cases and 21 cases of HIV.
May 28 – June 1, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 42 Chlamydia cases, 22 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1358 Chlamydia cases, 581 Gonorrhea cases, 85 Syphilis cases and 21 cases of HIV.
Phone: (515)-286-3798Fax: (515)-286-2033Toll free: 866-209-1300Email:email@example.com
Address: 1907, Carpenter AvenueDes Moines, IA 50314
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