Polk County clinics, hospitals, urgent cares, and emergency departments are seeing high community transmission of COVID-19 cases.
Medicaid Members: You may get a renewal form in the mail if Iowa HHS needs more info from you. Fill it out & send it back ASAP. If you get a notice that you are no longer eligible for Iowa Medicaid, you can find affordable health plans at https://t.co/FWNiqWis2w. #UPDATE
Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. The past several years we have seen mild flu seasons. Other flu seasons, such as when the H1N1 and H2N3 strains appeared, we saw healthy individuals, those with underlying health conditions, the young and old become sick, hospitalized and even die. This year, we could possibly be in for a rough flu season.
As a result of the COVID-19 Unwind, all Medicaid members will undergo a redetermination of their eligibility for Iowa Medicaid. What does this mean and how does it impact people? This video explains it PERFECTLY: https://t.co/4SBiX7PLYw
Vaccine Schedule for September 12 - 16, 2022
@PHCIowa is offering LOTS of FREE #Covid_19 Vaccine Clinics this Spring. See the image below and please share! You can also get a free COVID-19 vaccine with us. Visit https://t.co/QYNXoIxnmL to schedule your appt. Recharge your protection and get boosted today!
Vaccine Schedule for September 5 - 9, 2022
Routine screening = colorectal cancer prevention. If you're 45 years or older, talk to your doctor or provider about colon cancer screening today. Stop colorectal cancer before it starts. #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth
Vaccine Schedule for August 29 – September 2, 2022
We'll pay for a portion of your lead certification (up to 75%)! Our program reduces the number of homes in Polk County that have lead paint hazards. Typical work: siding & installation, window/door replacement, painting, drywall, & flooring. Call for more Info: (515) 323-5232
Polk County is seeing an increase of COVID-19 Omicron BA.5 Subvariant cases. The BA.5 subvariant is highly contagious and quickly becoming the predominant strain in Iowa and the United States. COVID-19 hospitalizations are also on the rise.
Pick up a free Harm Reduction Kit & learn how to order naloxone & other harm reduction resources: https://t.co/EgxmhDXDY0 Harm reduction helps address substance use disorders through prevention, treatment, & recovery where individuals who use substances set their own goals.