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Polk County Health Department Provides Update on Current COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Tiers

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.

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3/11/2021

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Polk County Health

Did you know that over $1 million in direct medical costs are attributed to chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis? #stdweek

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4/15/2021

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Health Department Opens COVID-19 Vaccination to 64 Years and Under with Underlying Health Conditions Starting Monday, March 15, 2021

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.

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3/11/2021

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Polk County Health

Your weekly reminder to do YOUR PART!

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4/14/2021

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Health Department and Hy-Vee Expand Partnership to Vaccinate Individuals Needing Second Dose

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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3/2/2021

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Polk County Health

Did you know that chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the most common STDs in Polk County? (Part 2) #STDWeek

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4/14/2021

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Polk County Health Department and Polk County Sheriff’s Office Warn Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

The Polk County Health Department and the Polk County Sherriff’s Office have been alerted to several COVID-19 vaccine scams in our community.

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3/1/2021

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Polk County Health

Did you know that chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the most common STDs in Polk County? #STDWeek

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4/14/2021

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Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Updates from Polk County Health Department

In January, we saw larger allocations of Moderna than Pfizer. The Polk County Health Department made a planning assumption that the supply of both brands would continue to increase and in an effort to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible.

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2/23/2021

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RT @JohnsHopkinsSPH: On Tuesday, @CDCgov and @FDA recommended pausing the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. Here's…

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4/14/2021

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COVID-19 Vaccination Updates from Polk County Health Department

On behalf of Polk County hospitals, clinics and pharmacies, we want to thank our community for their patience and understanding as we continue vaccinating individuals eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine as efficiently as possible. Collectively, we are committed to keeping everyone safe and healthy.

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2/17/2021

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Polk County Health

Think you might have an STD? Call PCHD at 515-286-3798 to schedule an appointment for an STD test! #STDWeek

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4/13/2021

COVID-19 call center for seniors (65 years and older) WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515 323-5221 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.