DES MOINES – The State of Iowa has announced it will close its five Test Iowa drive-thru sites early today, due to a winter storm warning that is expected to impact the areas where the sites are located. 

  • Council Bluffs to close at 11:00 a.m. today 
  • Des Moines to close at 12:00 p.m. today 
  • Cedar Rapids to close at 2:00 p.m. today 
  • Davenport to close at 2:00 p.m. today 
  • Waterloo to close at 3:00 p.m. today 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 all state-operated sites will open two hours late. Any additional announcements regarding changes in hours will be made locally. 

All individuals who had appointments previously scheduled after the close times today, or between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. tomorrow will receive an email that indicates the site is closed and that they can bring their QR code to any of the five sites during open hours and get tested. There is no need to take the assessment again or schedule a new appointment time. 

Individuals who wish to be tested at any site must first complete an online assessment at, and schedule an appointment. Locations and hours of operation for all test sites can be found at or