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

When In Doubt, Take It Out

When in doubt, take it out Remove all wet items from your home   (Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department would like to remind the community of several clean up tips to keep your family and home safe from after the flood: Put on the personal protective equipment to protect your eyes,…

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Flood Recovery Services And Resources

Community partners from the follow organization can provide resources and assistance for individuals impacted by the floods: Polk County Health Department – medical assessment, help with medications and tetanus vaccines Polk County Health Services – mental health services and resources Polk Coun…

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For August 13 – 17, 2018

August 13 – 17, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 62 Chlamydia cases, 34 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 2116 Chlamydia cases, 914 Gonorrhea cases, 129 Syphilis cases and 26 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For August 6 – 10, 2018

August 6 – 10, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 61 Chlamydia cases, 27 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 2054 Chlamydia cases, 880 Gonorrhea cases, 126 Syphilis cases and 26 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