2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Quick Stats (updated June 30, 2022)



March 31, 2022

Polk County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Updates

Starting, Monday, April 1, 2022, The Polk County Health Department Vaccine Clinic will no longer provide COVID-19 vaccines through the drive through. On Monday, April 4, 2022, individuals will be able to get their vaccine inside the Health Department.  Listed below are the days, times and vaccines given on the following days:


  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
  • Tuesday : 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine


Individuals will need to sign up for a vaccine appointment at


January 9, 2022

CDC's New Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

Why the CDC shortened isolation and quarantine for the general population

Quarantine and when to stay home

Isolation and when to stay home


The Polk County Health Department has a call center specifically dedicated to providing assistance to individuals  who do not have the ability to access internet or a computer. Our call center team is able to work with individuals who do not speak English. Call center hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 

 This is the process that non-English speaking 65+ residents have to follow when they want to contact our call center:

  1. Dial (515) 323-5221
  2. Indicate the following:
    • Language
    • Name
    • Phone number
  3. Caller is notified that Call Center will call back using language line.
  4. Call ends
  5. Call Center calls back resident to the indicated phone number
  6. An interpreter (speaking the indicated language) will be on the line to assist with the call.



CDC Guidance for Community, Work, and School

CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker

Additional Resources

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa Department of Public Health 


Updated 6/30/2022


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.