Polk County Health Department

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News & Press Releases

Measles Exposures In Des Moines, Ankeny (1)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Polly Carver-Kimm Polly.Carver-Kimm@idph.iowa.gov Measles Exposures in Des Moines, Ankeny The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has informed the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) of a confirmed measles case who exposed Iowans to the highly con…

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Do Not Wait To Schedule Your 7Th And 12Th Grade Student’S Meningitis Vaccine

Last year, the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Immunization issued a new vaccine rule that requires all students entering or transferring into 7th grade and born after September 15, 2004 to show vaccine documentation of the meningococcal vaccine. All students entering or transferring …

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Weekly Std Totals

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For April 16 – 20, 2018

April 16 – 20, 2018, Health Department staff investigated 71 Chlamydia cases, 25 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2018; we have investigated 1033 Chlamydia cases, 441 Gonorrhea cases, 62 Syphilis cases and 18 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For April 9 – 13, 2018

April 9 – 13, 2018, Health Department staff confirmed 74 Chlamydia cases, 30 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2018; we have confirmed 962 Chlamydia cases, 416 Gonorrhea cases, 59 Syphilis cases and 17 cases of HIV.

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Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314