Polk County Health Department

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Welcome to Polk County Health Department!

Hot Weather Health Forecast

Info: Scott Sheridan, Kent State University and Laurence Kalkstein, University of Miami

National Weather Service DSM

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News & Press Releases

Heat Advisory Continued For Central Iowa

The National Weather Service has continued a heat advisory for Central Iowa until 7:00 PM today. Daytime cooling centers are open. DART will be giving free rides to and from daytime cooling centers. Please contact 211 or visit www.polkcountyiowa.gov/health to find a daytime cooling center near yo…

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Heat Advisory Issued For Central Iowa

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Central Iowa starting at 1:00 PM Friday until 7:00 PM Sunday. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat ill…

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For June 11 – 15, 2018

June 11 – 15, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 59 Chlamydia cases, 22 Gonorrhea cases, 7 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1499 Chlamydia cases, 648 Gonorrhea cases, 98 Syphilis cases and 21 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For June 4 – 8, 2018

June 4 – 8, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 82 Chlamydia cases, 45 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1440 Chlamydia cases, 626 Gonorrhea cases, 91 Syphilis cases and 21 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