The Polk County Medical Coordination Center would like to remind our community that it is safe to schedule a visit with your medical provider for critical health visits or to seek care at the emergency room or urgent care.
Hot weather is in our forecast this week! You can get #COVID19 19, no matter how sunny or hot the weather is. #hotweather #staysafe
The Polk County Medical Coordination Center is requiring all patients and visitors who are coming into hospitals and clinics to wear masks or homemade face cloths for appointments or visiting patients.
It's going to be beautiful this weekend! Enjoy the outdoors and stay healthy. #COVID19
As our healthcare systems have now adjusted to the ongoing demands surrounding COVID-19 and we have seen the numbers to our 211 medical triage line decrease, we will be winding down that line on Friday, May 22, 2020.
Last week, Health Department staff investigated 70 Chlamydia cases, 36 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2020; we have investigated 1280 Chlamydia cases, 647 Gonorrhea cases, 99 Syphilis cases and 13 cases of HIV. #gettested
Board of Health Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled: Friday, May 15, 2020, at 8:30 AM Has been CANCELLED due to the COVID 19 outbreak
@IowaLegalAid can provide help for individuals who are facing eviction from the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Medical Coordination Center is asking all patients and visitors who are coming into hospitals and clinics to wear masks or homemade face cloths for appointments or visiting patients.
Biking, running or walking throughout Polk County? Check out the #COVID19 trail etiquette signs! A big thanks to The University of Iowa College of Public Health for donating the signs.
(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Medical Coordination Center would like to thank our community who has stepped up and donated personal protective equipment (PPE) for our healthcare staff, first responders and care facilities.
In honor of Memorial Day, we are closed today. We will reopen tomorrow at 8:00 AM. #MemorialDay2020