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1907 Carpenter Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314
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515-286-3798
515-286-2033
866-209-1300
HealthDept@polkcountyiowa.gov
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SERVICES
Nurse practitioner can see patients of all ages for the following services:
  • assess, diagnose and treat the patient’s acute illnesses
  • physical examinations for adults and children, including Well-Child checks and employment physicals
  • management of chronic diseases including but not limited to high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension
  • enroll patients in Iowa Get Screened Program (colorectal cancer screening)
  • pap smears, birth control prescriptions and family planning
Fees are charged for most services. We accept several insurances including Medicaid and Medicare and can work out a payment plans/arrangements for patients experiencing financial hardship.

Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am


Call ahead for appointment availability. 286-3798
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