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Des Moines County Board of Health

The mission of Des Moines County Public Health is to improve, protect and promote the health, the environment and well being of residents of Des Moines County.


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September 7, 2022

HHS Announces First West Nile Case of 2022



Who do I call regarding bats, poor food handling techniques, or well testing?

  • Water testing is done through Des Moines County Public Health Environmental Health services: 319-753-8290
  • To report a food-related illness complaint: 844-IowaSic (844-469-2742)
  • To report a non-illness food handling complaint contact Lee County Health Department: Phone: 319-372-5225

How can I obtain my immunization record?


Vaccine records can be obtained by contacting our office at 319-753-8290. 

Records would be limited to immunizations given in Iowa. Only the individual, who received the vaccine or parent/legal guardian can request immunization records. For any records, we require a release of information to be signed. 


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This webpage was printed on October 3, 2022. For the most current election-related information, visit the Des Moines County, Iowa, Board of Health website at https://dmcountyboardofhealth.iowa.gov/.
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