Health

Seasonal Flu

Starting Monday September 19, 2022, Polk County Health Department will begin administering flu vaccine Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  Appointments are required, please register for your appointment at: https://www.immunizepolk.com/. 

Most major insurance plans are accepted. Do not forget to bring your insurance card to the clinic. Fluzone high dose, a flu shot specifically designed for individuals 65 years and older will be $65. As individuals age, their immune system weakens over time. Fluzone high dose provides a higher dose of antigen in the vaccine and is designed to give older people a better immune response, and therefore, better protection against the flu. The cost for a quadravalent flu shot for individuals 6 months through 64 years without insurance is $25. Uninsured individuals will not be turned away because of inability to pay. 

The Polk County Health Department has a call center specifically dedicated to providing assistance to individuals who do not have the ability to access the 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 - 4:00 PM. Call center team may be reached at (515) 323-5221

Please wear your maskFace masks are required when receiving your flu shot. 

 


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.