Polk County Health Department

Top Causes of ED Visits

Content updated 8/1/17

Injury and Poisoning have been the major cause of emergency room visits in Polk County. Other causes prevalent during 2010 – 2015 included Respiratory System Diseases (e.g. asthma), followed by Nervous System and Sense Organ Diseases (e.g.encephalitis), Digestive System Diseases (e.g. food poisoning) and Circulatory System Diseases (e.g. joint point).


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