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Polk County Health Dept. encourages healthy changes to fight childhood obesity

The Polk County Health Department encourages families to make healthy changes together and offers tips for fighting childhood obesity.

Polk County Environmental Health shares precautions to prevent mosquito- and tick-borne illnesses

Polk County Environmental Health shares precautions to prevent illnesses spread by mosquito and tick bites.

Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly hosting free veterans’ HealthTalk on Thursday, Sept. 26

Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly is hosting a free community HealthTalk on “Polk County Veterans Health and Wellness Affairs” on Sept. 26 Columbus.

Workers canvassing addresses for 2020 U.S. Census have begun visiting properties in Polk County

Workers canvassing addresses for the 2020 U.S. Census have begun visiting properties in Polk County.

First Polk County Friends of Agriculture Breakfast of the season on Sept. 18 will...

The first Polk County Friends of Agriculture Breakfast of the season will be Sept. 18 and will highlight Polk County 4-H.

Everyone is invited to Polk County’s Charters of Freedom dedication ceremony on Tuesday, Sept....

Everyone is invited to a patriotic ceremony dedicating Polk County's Charters of Freedom on Sept. 17 at Veteran's Park in Columbus.

Polk County Local Government lowering U.S., N.C. flags on Sept. 11 for Patriot Day

Polk County Local Government will lower its United States and North Carolina flags on Wednesday, Sept. 11 for Patriot Day.

Polk County EMS crew aids Dorian relief efforts

A Polk County EMS crew has been sent to assist federal and state officials with assisting in the care and transport of...

Volunteers invited to help with Charters of Freedom Setting workday in Columbus on Saturday,...

Polk County’s Charters of Freedom Setting in Veteran’s Memorial Park in Columbus is nearing completion thanks to the continued work of community...

Polk County Health Dept. and Blue Ridge Health can help protect you and your...

The Polk County Health Dept. and Blue Ridge Health in Polk County are working together to help protect you and your family from measles and other illnesses by offering vaccinations at 161 Walker St. in Columbus.

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