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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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 NHA…

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Warming Center Locations Throughout The Metro

Ankeny: Kirkendall Public Library, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive, open Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday - Saturday:9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday:2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Clive: Clive Public Library, 1900 NW 114th Street, open 8am-8pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday, 1pm-5pm Su…

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For March 4 – 8, 2019

March 4 – 8, 2019, Health Department staff investigated 82 Chlamydia cases, 30 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2019; we have investigated 752 Chlamydia cases, 309 Gonorrhea cases, 30 Syphilis cases and 9 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For February 25 – March 1, 2019

February 25 – March 1, 2019, Health Department staff investigated 78 Chlamydia cases, 37 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2019; we have investigated 670 Chlamydia cases, 279 Gonorrhea cases, 27 Syphilis cases and 8 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