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Iowa Department of Public Health Seeks  Qualified Vendor to Provide COVID-19 Emergency Contact Tracing and Case Investigation Services

Iowa Department of Public Health Seeks Qualified Vendor to Provide COVID-19 Emergency Contact Tracing and Case Investigation Services

On March 17, 2020, Governor Reynolds issued a Proclamation of Public Health Disaster Emergency throughout the entire State of Iowa due to the community spread of COVID-19. Governor Reynolds has extended this proclamation throughout the pandemic, including the recent extension issued on November 10, 2020. In accordance with the proclamation, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is seeking assistance with case investigation and contact tracing to address the increase of COVID-19 cases.

Monday, November 16, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (5871)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.8
Categories: IDPH News
Tags: COVID-19

IDPH Honors Radiation Protection Professionals Nov. 8 - 14 2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) in recognition of National Radiation Protection Professionals Week November 8-14, 2020. The weeklong event to honor radiation protection professionals is set in November to coincide with the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on November 8, 1895.

Thursday, November 12, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1300)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: IDPH News
Tags: Radiation
State Updates Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Guidance

State Updates Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Guidance

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) are updating guidance for long-term care facilities to comply with new requirements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This updated guidance aligns with federal regulations to balance resident and staff safety with quality of life.

Thursday, October 1, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (10378)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
Categories: IDPH News
IDPH Awarded Three-Year Project to Address Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

IDPH Awarded Three-Year Project to Address Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was awarded a three-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia risk reduction and prevention, early diagnosis, management of comorbidities, and caregiver support.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3003)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.2
IDPH updates COVID-19 antigen test results following increased testing volume and new CDC guidance

IDPH updates COVID-19 antigen test results following increased testing volume and new CDC guidance

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is now reporting positive and negative antigen test results following a steadily increasing volume of the rapid-result tests across the state. 

Friday, August 28, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (19931)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.9
Categories: IDPH News
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