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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Cdc And Health Department Hosts Nhanes Media Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Polk County Health Department will host a NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) media day on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to noon at the Iowa State Fair Grounds. Polk County is one of 15 counties that was sele…

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National Health Survey Underway In Polk County

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population is coming to Polk County beginning on April 6, 2019. Why Polk County? All counties in the United States have a chance to be selected for the NH…

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For May 6 – 10, 2019

May 6 – 10, 2019, Health Department staff investigated 64 Chlamydia cases, 29 Gonorrhea cases, 1 Syphilis case and 1 case of HIV and in 2019; we have investigated 1417 Chlamydia cases, 565 Gonorrhea cases, 56 Syphilis cases and 13 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For April 29 – May 3, 2019

April 29 – May 3, 2019, Health Department staff investigated 93 Chlamydia cases, 39 Gonorrhea cases, 5 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2019; we have investigated 1353 Chlamydia cases, 536 Gonorrhea cases, 55 Syphilis cases and 12 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