Routine contact tracing for individual cases of COVID-19 is no longer taking place in Iowa, outside of outbreak situations. The Iowa Department of Public Health's Epi Manual updated it's COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Guidance in August 2021 to provide the latest recommendations for controlling further spread and preventing disease. Learn more here.
VIDEO: September 24, 2021 Scott County, Iowa & Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing
The following article addresses the six factors that will impact the spread of the SARs-CoV-2 virus as we enter the fall and winter months, our second winter of the COVID-19 pandemic.