The Polk County Coroner and Medical Examiner is responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for deceased people in Polk County, IA. As part of this job, they maintain a number of records related to their work, including Polk County death certificates and other death records. These records list information about how the deceased person passed away, the time and place of death, and any known personal information about the deceased, such as the person's name, date of birth, and age at death. Coroners and Medical Examiners report this information to Polk County and Iowa government authorities, who may also issue death certificates. Coroner and Medical Examiner records may be available through their website.
Polk County Medical Examiner & Coroner Des Moines IA 1914 Carpenter Avenue 50314 515-286-2102