Polk County Health Department

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Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

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Consumer Advisory Issued For Chicken Salad Purchased At Fareway

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at Fareway stores. The chicken salad, which is produced and packaged by a third party for Fareway, is implicated in multiple cases o…

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Health Department Releases The 2017 Schools Immunization Reports

(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department has released the 2017 edition of the Polk County Schools Immunization Reports. These reports contain information from immunization audits conducted in each public and non-public school within Polk County between October – December 2017.  “Our s…

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For February 12 – 16, 2018

February 12 – 16, 2018, Health Department staff confirmed 59 Chlamydia cases, 30 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have confirmed 445 Chlamydia cases, 198 Gonorrhea cases, 32 Syphilis cases and 6 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For February 5 – 9, 2018

February 5 –9, 2018, Health Department staff confirmed 69 Chlamydia cases, 22 Gonorrhea cases, 5 Syphilis cases and 2 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have confirmed 386 Chlamydia cases, 168 Gonorrhea cases, 26 Syphilis cases and 6 cases of HIV.

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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