Community Health

If your business, agency or organization is having a health fair or other activity, and would like to include:

  • Health screenings:
    • Blood pressure
    • Cholesterol
    • Diabetes
  • Information on:
    • General health
    • Sexually transmitted disease prevention
    • Infectious diseases
    • Childhood immunizations
    • Lead poisoning prevention
    • Other health education topics

Please contact the health department at  

If you would like the Polk County Health Department to be a part of a health fair or event, please fill out the outreach questionnaire form and email it back to

Health Planning

Questions about health planning at the Polk County Health Department? Please contact Helen Eddy at or (515) 286-3767. 

Data and Reports

The Community Health Sections provides a variety of data and report. To access reports, please visit Reports and Data

Radon Kits

A radon test is the only way to know whether your home has high radon levels.

We have radon test kits available for pick up. They are $10. To get a radon test kit, simply walk up out the front desk and ask for one.