Back-to-school time in Polk County is a good time to focus on family health

The Polk County Health Dept. and Blue Ridge Health at Blue Ridge Health in Polk County can help with back-to-school health check-ups, immunizations, sports physicals and more.

Polk County Public Health Services now offered in collaboration with Blue Ridge Health on...

Polk County’s public health clinical services are now being offered at the Polk County Health Dept. in Columbus through a collaboration with Blue Ridge Health.

Columbus Farmers’ Market on Aug. 10 featuring A Taste of Olives and Grapes pairing...

The Columbus Farmers' Market will feature a pairing and tasting event by A Taste of Olives and Grapes from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 10

Polk County Health and Human Services and Blue Ridge Health offering limited routine TB...

Polk County Health and Human Services and Blue Ridge Health will be offering limited routine tuberculosis or TB skin test screenings due to a nationwide shortage of purified protein derivative, or PPD.

Duke Energy beginning work in August to increase reliability to Lake Lure and Mill...

Duke Energy has shared with Polk County Local Government that it is about to begin work on a project that will help to increase reliability to the Lake Lure and Mill Spring areas.

For National Immunization Awareness Month, Polk County is partnering with Blue Ridge Health to...

Thanks to a partnership with Blue Ridge Health, Polk County parents and guardians can get their children immunized starting Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Polk County Health Dept. in Columbus.

Local author Lynda Lippman-Lockhart teaching free writing class Aug. 5 at Columbus Library

Local author Lynda Lippman-Lockhart will teach a free writing class for adults called "The Elements of Writing" on Monday, Aug. 5 at the Columbus Library.

Local residents should be aware of phone scam

Local residents should be aware of a telephone scam involving someone attempting to impersonate a member of the Polk County Tax Office.

Celebrate Independence Day weekend at the Columbus Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 6

Celebrate Independence Day weekend at the Columbus Farmers' Market Saturday, July 6.

McHenry staff to hold office hours in Columbus on June 20

Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Polk County from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, June 20 at the Womack Building at 40 Courthouse St. in Columbus

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