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Health Department urges everyone six months and older to get their flu shot

Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. Some years, we have seen a mild flu season. . The truth is we have no idea what this year’s flu season will look like. What we do know is that possible to get the flu and COVID-19 at the same time.

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9/22/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

The only way we can reduce COVID-19 in our community is by wearing a mask and social distancing. Be smart and please do your part to keep everyone healthy. #WearAMask

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9/25/2020

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City of Ankeny Offers Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Ankeny Fire Department, in partnership with the Polk County Health Department, will be offering a Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, 1 – 6 p.m. at Ankeny Fire Station Headquarters, 120 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny.

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9/16/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Your weekly to wear your 😷 over your πŸ‘„ AND πŸ‘ƒπŸΌ! #wearamask

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9/24/2020

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Health Department urges residents to take caution over Labor Day Weekend

Over the past weeks, we have seen an alarming increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the state. Cases in Polk County are still on the rise and do not show any signs of slowing down. As families get together and students come home from college, we strongly urge residents to celebrate Labor Day weekend with extreme precaution.

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9/1/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Mark your calendars! Our drive up flu clinics start Monday, September 28th.#getyourflushot

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9/23/2020

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Recommendations for individuals who use oxygen and are without power

The recent storm has caused widespread power outages that affect a large number of people that use oxygen.

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8/12/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Visit our Drive-Thru Flu Clinic with Ankeny Fire Station #1 and @CityOfAnkeny TODAY!! #getyourflushot

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9/22/2020

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Visitor Restriction Guidelines for Polk County Hospitals

Due to significant increases in positive COVID-19 cases in Iowa, including Polk and Dallas Counties, the following visitor restriction policies have been put in place by Broadlawns Medical Center, MercyOne Des Moines and West Des Moines Medical Centers and UnityPoint Health – Des Moines.

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7/20/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

If you have been tested for #Covid_19, STAY HOME and avoid others until you have your test results. You could potentially infect others. #stayhome

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9/21/2020

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Limited cooling centers in Polk County

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many daytime cooling centers in Polk County are closed. There are public options including malls, stores and other businesses that people without air conditioning can visit to get temporary relief from the extreme heat.

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7/7/2020

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Our community's health depends on you! #wearyourmask whenever you go. 😷😷😷

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9/18/2020

If you think you need to get tested for COVID-19 or have been exposed, call your clinic FIRST. DO NOT go to the ER or clinic. You could potentially expose others to COVID-19 or be exposed to COVID-19.