NEW - Know Your COVID-19 Community Level
COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide which prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. Take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in your area: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html.
COVID-19 Guidance for COVID-19 Illness and Exposure
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. Recommendations for COVID-19 illness and exposure (vaccinated and unvaccinated) can be found in this document:
Travel in the United States:
If you are thinking of traveling away from your local community, use this resource to help you plan your trip.
There is widespread, ongoing transmission of novel coronavirus worldwide.