Health

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

January 20, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine schedule for  January 24-28, 2022

Vaccine clinic hours: Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Monday: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine available for ages 18+: first dose, second dose and booster and the flu shot.

Tuesday: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine available for ages 5+: first dose, second dose and booster (12 years and up) and the flu shot.

Wednesday: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine available for ages 5+: first dose, second dose and booster (12 years and up) and the flu shot.

Thursday: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine available for ages 5+: first dose, second dose and booster (12 years and up) and the flu shot.

Friday: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine available for ages 18+: first dose, second dose and booster and the flu shot.

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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

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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 - 6:00 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.

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The Polk County Health Department (PCHD) and the Spanish Helpline partner to make COVID-19 and Flu vaccination appointments.

The Spanish Helpline provides vaccination clinics in Polk County information and helps to make COVID-19 and Flu vaccine appointments. PCHD drive-up clinic offers the vaccination by appointment only.

To make an appointment for COVID-19 and/or Flu vaccines call the Spanish Helpline at (515) 344-3936 • Monday through Friday • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM or visit https://www.immunizepolk.com/

If you need general information about COVID-19 in Spanish visit www.misaludiowa.com

 

El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Polk (PCHD) y la Línea de Ayuda en Iowa colaboran para hacer la cita para las vacunas contra el COVID-19 y la influenza (gripe).

La Línea de Ayuda provee información sobre las clínicas de vacunación en el Condado de Polk y ayuda a hacer la cita para las vacunas contra el COVID-19 y la gripe. La auto-clínica de vacunación en el PCHD ofrece las vacunas con cita previa solamente.

Para hacer la cita en su idioma en PCHD llame a la Línea de Ayuda (515) 344-3936 • lunes a viernes • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM o visite https://www.immunizepolk.com/ 

Si necesita información en español sobre COVID-19 visite nuestra página www.misaludiowa.com

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 1/20/2022

 


COVID-19 Call Center for eligible individuals WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515-323-5221 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.