Emerging Health Issues - Novel Coronavirus

Public Health COVID-19 Resources

A global respiratory illness was discovered in late 2019 that causes very severe illness and death in some; and very minor symptoms in others. There is still a lot to learn about the disease.  The best way to protect yourself against any strain of the COVID-19 virus is to get vaccinated.

COVID-19 Testing

Testing for COVID-19 is widely available in Iowa through hospitals, clinics, and other providers.  Convenient at-home testing is also available through https://www.testiowa.com

Test Positive for COVID-19? 

If an individual tests positive, regardless of vaccination, they may need to isolate up to 10 days. Please see the following links from the CDC for this guidance.  

Human Services COVID-19 Resources

The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken significant steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our team and those we serve during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back for updates as events stabilize.

HHS Facilities