Polk County Health Department



We offer childhood immunizations from age 2 months and older. We are a VFC provider for those whose insurance doesn’t cover immunizations, American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Clinic hours:
Tuesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm (by appointment) Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (by appointment)
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (by appointment)

Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (by appointment)

Full time Spanish translation is available. For other language speakers, we offer the use of language line.

CDC Immunization Schedule for children 0-18 years old

2016 Immunization Guidelines for School Nurses

The Des Moines Register Article: More Polk County families seek vaccination exemptions

The Des Moines Register’s Editorial: State needs tougher vaccination exemptions

2015 School Immunization Report

The Des Moines Register's Editorial: Change vaccine law, end religious exemption

Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314