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

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 c...

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Polk County Health Department Opens Overnight Cooling Shelter (1)

(Des Moines, IA) – Today, July 21, 2017, is the third oppressively hot day in a row with very little overnight cooling for the past two nights. The National Weather Service as issued an Excessive Heat Warning in effect until Saturday at 8:00 p.m. To give residents of Polk County an additional ...

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Evening Cooling Center Hours Available Today

(Des Moines, IA) – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory, which will include Polk County, from noon on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 until 8 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures each day will rise rapidly after sunrise to reach heat index values between 100 and 110 degrees by ...

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Evening Cooling Center Hours Available

(Des Moines, IA) – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory, which will include Polk County, from noon on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 until 8 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures each day will rise rapidly after sunrise to reach heat index values between 100 and 110 degrees by ...

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For July 10 - 14, 2017

July 10 -14, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 68 Chlamydia cases, 28 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 1768 Chlamydia cases, 531 Gonorrhea cases, 106 Syphilis cases and 27 cases of HIV.

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