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

Do Not Wait To Schedule Your 7Th And 12Th Grade Student’S Meningitis Vaccine

Last year, the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Immunization issued a new vaccine rule that requires all students entering or transferring into 7th grade and born after September 15, 2004 to show vaccine documentation of the meningococcal vaccine. All students entering or transferring …

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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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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For April 9 – 13, 2018

April 9 – 13, 2018, Health Department staff confirmed 74 Chlamydia cases, 30 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have confirmed 962 Chlamydia cases, 416 Gonorrhea cases, 59 Syphilis cases and 17 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For April 2 – 6, 2018

April 2 – 6, 2018, Health Department staff confirmed 68 Chlamydia cases, 29 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2018; we have confirmed 888 Chlamydia cases, 386 Gonorrhea cases, 56 Syphilis cases and 17 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