Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
Polk County Admin Bldg: 111 Court Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
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Election Day Is Approaching!

Do you know where to vote on Election Day? Use the Polk County polling place locator to find out where and when you vote and make your voice heard! Click here to find out...


City / School Election 11-5-2019

2019 Combined City / School Election

November 5, 2019

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The Health Department Encourages Everyone To Get A Flu Shot

(Des Moines, IA) – I don’t need the flu shot, I never get sick. I got the flu shot last year so I am fine.  Every year, we hear the reasons why people don’t think they need a flu shot. Yet, every year individuals are hospitalized and die from the flu.

“The flu does not discriminate,” sa...


Special Election September 10, 2019

Saydel Community School District Special Election

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Std) Weekly Totals For August 12 – 16, 2019

August 12 – 16, 2019, Health Department staff investigated 72 Chlamydia cases, 21 Gonorrhea cases, 3 Syphilis cases and 1 case of HIV and in 2019; we have investigated 2497 Chlamydia cases, 986 Gonorrhea cases, 121 Syphilis cases and 22 cases of HIV.


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Administration Building
111 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

P: (515) 286-3000
F: (515) 323-5225

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