Polk County Health Department

Board of Health

BOARD OF HEALTH
 

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Dr. Nicole Gilg

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Thomas
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Reylon Meeks

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Chair

Anne Bacon

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Simon Geletta

Simon Geletta
Vice Chair

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Public health in Polk County and the activities of Polk County Health Department are governed by the Polk County Board of Health/ Board of Supervisors, which appoints members to the Board of Health Advisory Committee. The Board of Health Advisory Committee provides guidance to the Board of Health/Board of Supervisors and also has powers to make decisions on disputable issues such as air quality, environmental, and animal control. Decisions made by the Board of Health Advisory Committee on actionable items can be appealed to the Board of Health/Board of Supervisors. 

Polk County Health Regulations and Ordinances
Board of Health Advisory Committee Policy Positions
  • Raw Milk Policy Statement
  • Resolution in Support of Fluoridation
Meetings:
Unless otherwise agreed upon by the Committee and noticed pursuant to Iowa Code §21.4(1), meetings of the Board of Health Advisory Committee shall be held at 8:30 a.m. on the third Friday of each month in Room 120 of the Polk County Administration Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines. 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Contact Information:
Attention: Mandy Penning
Administrative Assistant
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 286-2005
Mandy.Penning@polkcountyiowa.gov

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