Polk County Health Department

Eliminate Breeding Mosquitoes in Standing Water to Reduce Disease Risk

Des Moines, IA – Mosquitoes that can carry West Nile Virus will be breeding in the standing water from the recent heavy rains and warm temperatures. Polk County Public Works will begin its annual “Mosquito Control Spray Program” the first week of June but the public can take steps to reduce mosquitoes in their neighborhoods.

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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