- Governor Reynolds’ Open Letter to Iowans on COVID-19 (8/7/20)
- Gov. Reynolds to hold bi-weekly press conferences livestreamed through Iowa PBS (7/30/20)
- State Launches #StepUpMaskUpIA to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 (7/23/20)
- Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration to provide regulatory relief (4/10/20)
- Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration, ordering additional closures (4/6/20)
- Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration (4/2/20)
- First COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Iowa (3/24/20)
- Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, Reynolds to hold press conference today (3/24/20)
- Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration (3/22/20)
- Gov. Reynolds signs additional State Public Health Emergency Declaration, will hold press conference today (3/20/20)
- Additional COVID-19 Cases in Iowa (3/19/20)
- Gov. Reynolds Issues a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency (3/17/20)
- Gov. Reynolds recommends Iowa schools close for four weeks, will hold a press conference tomorrow (3/15/20)
- COVID-19 community spread confirmed in Iowa, state agencies take additional measures to limit spread and assist Iowans (3/14/20)
- Additional COVID-19 Case in Iowa, Reynolds signs proclamation to waive transportation weight requirements (3/13/20)
- IDPH Mass Gathering Recommendations for COVID-19 (3/12/20)
An at-home test kit program is provided to Iowans free of charge through Test Iowa, a partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL). Iowans can receive at-home saliva test kits via direct shipping to the requester’s home or by picking up test kits at local pick-up sites.
Order an at-home test kit:
Currently, a person can only order an at-home test kit from testiowa.com from a computer, tablet or smartphone.
Pick-up a test kit:
A person can pick up a test kit for themselves or someone else at a local pick-up site.
Who can register to be a pick-up site?
Only local public health, federally qualified health centers, free clinics, colleges and universities, and K-12 schools are able to register as a pick-up site.
• Contact the Call Center at: 1-833-286-8378.
Where else can Iowans go for a COVID test?
• Drive-thru testing is available free of charge at select Walgreen’s Pharmacies.
• Testing is also available at select Hy-Vee Pharmacies.
• Consumers may be able to schedule an appointment by calling their doctor or local urgent care center.
Click on the Area Agency on Aging that serves your county of residence for a listing of local COVID Testing sites.
Elderbridge Area Agency on Aging - serves Audubon, Buena Vista, Calhoun, Carroll, Cerro Gordo, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet, Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth, Lyon, Mitchell, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Sac, Sioux, Webster, Winnebago, Worth and Wright counties
Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging - serves Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware,
Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Marshall, Poweshiek, Tama and Winneshiek counties
Aging Resources of Central Iowa - serves Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Polk, Story and Warren counties
Heritage Area Agency on Aging - serves Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties
Milestones Area Agency on Aging - serves Appanoose, Clinton, Davis, Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas,
Mahaska, Monroe, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne counties
Connections Area Agency on Aging - serves Adair, Adams, Cass, Cherokee, Clarke, Decatur, Fremont, Harrison, Ida, Mills, Monona,
Montgomery, Page, Plymouth, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Shelby, Taylor, Union and Woodbury counties