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2020-2021 Meningitis School Requirement
Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, visitors are NOT allowed unless the visitor is a designated caregiver and the patient falls into one of the following categories:
ED/Outpatient Areas/Clinics: One visitor
All other areas one visitor only allowed under the following circumstances:
Polk County and community partners will be using the Youth Inn at the Iowa State Fairgrounds as a shelter for people experiencing homelessness in response to COVID-19. As COVID-19 spreads throughout our community, it is imperative that everyone stays healthy and safe.
“When we are sick, we want t…
March 16 – 20, 2020, Health Department staff investigated 71 Chlamydia cases, 32 Gonorrhea cases, 6 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2020; we have investigated 878 Chlamydia cases, 392 Gonorrhea cases, 65 Syphilis cases and 7 cases of HIV.
March 9 – 13, 2020, Health Department staff investigated 99 Chlamydia cases, 39 Gonorrhea cases, 9 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2020; we have investigated 807 Chlamydia cases, 360 Gonorrhea cases, 59 Syphilis cases and 7 cases of HIV.
Phone: (515)-286-3798Fax: (515)-286-2033Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 1907, Carpenter AvenueDes Moines, IA 50314
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