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Health Department Urges Everyone to Get a Flu Shot: Australia sees their worst flu season, Iowa could see the same

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.

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9/19/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Find out why it's important to get a flu shot every year! #GetYourFluShot

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9/26/2022

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Vaccine Schedule for September 12 - 16, 2022

Vaccine Schedule for September 12 - 16, 2022

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9/7/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

To prepare for any disaster or emergency, store important documents and items like passports, birth certificates, maps and electronics in a flood-safe place like a high shelf or upper floor in re-sealable water-tight plastic bags to help waterproof them. #PreparednessMonth

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9/23/2022

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Vaccine Schedule for September 5 - 9, 2022

Vaccine Schedule for September 5 - 9, 2022

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9/1/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Vaccine appointments open every Thursday at noon. To register for an appointment, please visit https://t.co/xyHLd6SIp3 #GetVaccinated

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9/22/2022

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Vaccine Schedule for August 29 – September 2, 2022

Vaccine Schedule for August 29 – September 2, 2022

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8/25/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Need condoms, internal condoms or dental dams? Stop by the health department and pick up a bag of supplies! #SafeSex

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9/21/2022

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Polk County Health Department Sees Increase of COVID-19 Omicron BA.5 Subvariant Cases

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.

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7/18/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

The only way to know if there is lead in your home is to test the paint, dust and/or soil. Contact us at 515.286.2115 for more information! #LeadSafeHomes

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9/20/2022

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Polk County Health Department Confirms First Case of Monkeypox

The Polk County Health Department has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in Polk County.

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7/11/2022

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

The Health Department is now offering flu shots. To learn more, visit: https://t.co/jwssq0A0b6. #GetYourFluShot

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9/19/2022

COVID-19 Call Center for eligible individuals WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515-323-5221 Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.