A cloth face mask can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Iowa. Protect yourself and your community by wearing a face covering when out in public and when social distancing is not possible.
Guidance on Cloth Face Coverings for the Public
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Stop the Spread of COVID-19
About Cloth Face Coverings
How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings
Washing Cloth Face Coverings
How to Make a Cloth Face Covering - Sew and No Sew
Iowa Governor Reynolds Asks Iowans to #StepUpMaskUpIA
CDC Calls on Americans to Wear Masks
U.S. Surgeon General Explains Making a Quick Homemade Mask
IDPH and its public and private partners continue to respond to COVID-19. It is important for Iowans to be aware of how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their community.
For the most current information from the CDC, click here.
CDC Guidance for Handlers of Service and Therapy Animals
CDC's What to do if You Are Sick (IDPH recommends the non-test based strategy discussed in this document)
CDC's Quarantine and Isolation Explained
Telehealth Options for Iowans
Guidance for Iowans to Sew Cloth Gowns for Healthcare Providers
Religious Facilities and Places of Worship Guidance (4.27.20)
Addressing Anxiety Regarding COVID-19
Information about Blood Donations and How to Donate
Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages
Children and COVID-19
Resources for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings
Iowa Poison Control Center Alert: Serious Toxicity from Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine