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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Recent News & Press Releases

Polk County And Partners Open Flood Disaster Recovery Center

(Des Moines, IA) – Polk County and partners throughout the metro area will be hosting a flood disaster recovery center for those impacted by the floods. The flood disaster recovery center will be located at Polk County River Place (2309 Euclid Ave.) starting at 1:00 PM Monday, July 2, 2018. Th...

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Response To Des Moines Register Coverage (6/19/2018)

In light of the recent coverage by the Des Moines Register we hope you take a moment to read our response. Additional facts were provided to the reporter that were not included in the coverage. We think those facts are important in illustrating the intent of our grantmaking priorities. T...

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Heat Advisory Continued For Central Iowa

The National Weather Service has continued a heat advisory for Central Iowa until 7:00 PM today.

Daytime cooling centers are open. DART will be giving free rides to and from daytime cooling centers. Please contact 211 or visit www.polkcountyiowa.gov/health to find a daytime cooling cent...

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Heat Advisory Issued For Central Iowa

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Central Iowa starting at 1:00 PM Friday until 7:00 PM Sunday.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in whic...

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Polk County Health Department Recognizes Iowa Heat Awareness Day

(Des Moines, IA) – Central Iowa experienced its first extreme heat event with high temperatures, high humidity and little overnight cooling over Memorial Day weekend.  Heat events will continue throughout the summer months. In honor of Iowa Heat Awareness Day (June 7, 2018), we recognize our p...

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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