[Q&A] Nola Aigner – Polk County Health Department

UIT: Monthly Chat With Polk County Health Department

Nola AignerNola Aigner is the Health Educator/Public Information Officer for the Polk County Health Department.
The Health Department is responsible for a wide range of local health concerns from hosting a clinic that tests for STDs to responding to an outbreak of ill teachers at a local hospital.
On October 16, 2015, UrbanIowaToday.com (UIT) sat down with her in the first of a series of monthly conversations. This month topics covered included Childhood Obesity, Flu Season and Diabetes. (And don’t forget to cough into your elbow!)

[Q&A] Rick Kozin, Polk County Health Dept Director


Less than two decades ago Brooklyn native Rick Kozin moved to Iowa to become a community organizer with the Iowa Citizen Action Network (ICAN). Today he serves as the Director of the Polk County Health Department.  Continue reading