Polk County Health Department

Welcome to 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

Polk County Health Department Opens Overnight Cooling Shelter (1)

(Des Moines, IA) – Today, July 21, 2017, is the third oppressively hot day in a row with very little overnight cooling for the past two nights. The National Weather Service as issued an Excessive Heat Warning in effect until Saturday at 8:00 p.m. To give residents of Polk County an additional op…

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Evening Cooling Center Hours Available Today

(Des Moines, IA) – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory, which will include Polk County, from noon on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 until 8 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures each day will rise rapidly after sunrise to reach heat index values between 100 and 110 degrees by ea…

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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