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2018- 2019 Meningitis Vaccine Requirement
Extreme Heat 2018 Information
When in doubt, take it out
Remove all wet items from your home
(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department would like to remind the community of several clean up tips to keep your family and home safe from after the flood:
Put on the personal protective equipment to protect your eyes,…
Community partners from the follow organization can provide resources and assistance for individuals impacted by the floods:
Polk County Health Department – medical assessment, help with medications and tetanus vaccines
Polk County Health Services – mental health services and resources
July 2 – 6 , 2018, Health Department staff investigated 50 Chlamydia cases, 20 Gonorrhea cases, 1 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1680 Chlamydia cases, 731 Gonorrhea cases, 103 Syphilis cases and 22 cases of HIV.
June 18 – 22, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 66 Chlamydia cases, 38 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis case and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1565 Chlamydia cases, 686 Gonorrhea cases, 100 Syphilis cases and 21 cases of HIV.
Phone: (515)-286-3798Fax: (515)-286-2033Toll free: 866-209-1300Email:email@example.com
Address: 1907, Carpenter AvenueDes Moines, IA 50314
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