Healthy Tip of the Day:

Fly control is 90% sanitation! Store garbage in tightly covered containers, use tight fitting screens and windows to avoid entry in your home, and keep your area clean. 

How to Beat the Heat

  With the record-high temperatures this summer, it’s not only uncomfortable but dangerous. The best measure of how dangerous a day’s heat will be is the expected heat index, a calculation that takes into effect the cumulative...     Read more >

June is National Mens Health Month

While you’re making plans to celebrate the fathers in your life during the month of June, be sure to give Polk County Health Center a call to help dad stay healthy.    Many of the life-threatening conditions that affect men...     Read more >

Stay Hydrated

When the temperatures rise, getting enough to drink is important whether you are playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun. And it is critical for your heart health. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood t...     Read more >