(Des Moines, IA) – With very hot weather expected this weekend the Polk County Health Department encourages residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. Temperatures and humidity will be rising for the next several days and heat indices may exceed 100 throughout the weekend and again into next week.
Stay safe if you are outdoors. It is dangerously hot out!!
Over the past week, MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – Des Moines have seen an increase in patient volume. The Polk County Medical Coordination Center would like to remind the community about the importance of utilizing their primary care or urgent care locations instead of the emergency department.
It's going to be HOT this weekend! 🥵 If you don't have air conditioning, check out the link below to see a list of the cooling centers in Polk County.🌡 https://t.co/uAR1oIaDxo
On July, 2, 2021, The Polk County Board of Supervisors awarded the following individuals with 1,000 dollar checks from the COVID-19 vaccine lottery incentive program:
As Polk County’s vaccine supply that is allocated by the state remains limited, Polk County will not be opening up additional eligibility until substantial progress is made on the current groups. If the supply of vaccine from the state increases, we will open to additional groups faster.
Did you know the number of STDs in Polk County are drastically increasing? 📈 If you think you might have an STD, call PCHD at 515-286-3798 to schedule your appointment today!
Starting, Monday, March 15, 2021, The Polk County Health Department, Polk County hospitals and clinics and select Medicap pharmacies will open COVID-19 vaccine appointments to 64 years and under with underlying health conditions pending vaccine allocation.
Get vaccinated and register today for your chance to win $$$!
The Polk County Health Department is delighted to share an expansion of its partnership with Hy-Vee. Hy-Vee is helping the Polk County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic by vaccinating individuals who need their second dose of Moderna.
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