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

Holiday Notice

In observance of the President's Day, Polk County offices will be closed on February 19th, 2018.

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Consumer Advisory Issued For Chicken Salad Purchased At Fareway

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at Fareway stores. The chicken salad, which is produced and packaged by a third party for Fareway, is implicated in multiple case...

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Health Department Releases The 2017 Schools Immunization Reports

(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department has released the 2017 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 2017.

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Measles Epidemic In Wales Tops 1,000 Cases

Public health officials warn that tens of thousands of children and young adults across Wales remain at risk. The number of cases in the Swansea measles epidemic has topped the 1,000 mark. Public Health Wales says the figure now stands at 1,011 but added that about 5,000 youngsters in the area...

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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 mo...

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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