Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
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Recent News & Press Releases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For March 20 – 24, 2017

March 20 – 24, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 66 Chlamydia cases, 15 Gonorrhea cases, 2 Syphilis cases and 0 cases of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 762 Chlamydia cases, 192 Gonorrhea cases, 41 Syphilis cases and 15 cases of HIV.

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New Vaccine Requirement For 7Th And 12Th Grade Students

(Des Moines, IA) –  There is a new meningococcal vaccine requirement for 7th and 12th graders effective for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The meningococcal vaccine requirement was made in the 2016 legislative session. Iowa is now one of 32 states with a meningococcal vaccine school requirement....

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2016 School Immunization Reports

The Polk County Health Department has released the 2016 edition of the Polk County Schools Immunization Reports. These reports contain information from immunization audits conducted in each public and non-public school within Polk County between October-December 2016. The reports are available...

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For March 13 – 17, 2017

March 13 – 17, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 52 Chlamydia cases, 14 Gonorrhea cases, 4 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 696 Chlamydia cases, 177 Gonorrhea cases, 39 Syphilis cases and 15 cases of HIV.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For March 6 – 10, 2017

March 6 – 10, 2017, Health Department staff confirmed 64 Chlamydia cases, 17 Gonorrhea cases, 4 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2017; we have confirmed 644 Chlamydia cases, 163 Gonorrhea cases, 35 Syphilis cases and 14 cases of HIV.

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