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2018- 2019 Meningitis Vaccine Requirement
Extreme Heat 2018 Information
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,…
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
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.
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.
Phone: (515)-286-3798Fax: (515)-286-2033Toll free: 866-209-1300Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 1907, Carpenter AvenueDes Moines, IA 50314
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