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

Board Of Supervisors Hire New Health Department Director

DES MOINES, Iowa – November 14, 2017 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors took action today to name Helen Eddy as the new Polk County Health Department Director. She will begin leadership of the Health Depa...


Polk County Health Department's New Vaccine Website

The Polk County Health Department has developed a new website strictly dedicated to vaccines. The website will provide information regarding:

  • Vaccine schedules
  • Information about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases 
  • Frequently asked questions and answers...


2017 City Election

Municipal Election - November 7, 2017

Polls Open 7am to 8 pm

Click here for More information including candidate lists, polling places and sample ballots.

Please note: Runoff Election (if necessar...


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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Administration Building
111 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

P: (515) 286-3000
F: (515) 323-5225

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