School COVID-19 Resources (K-12, Childcare, and Universities)

**NEW Quarantine Recommendations Handout - created by Polk County Health Department

NEW Quarantine Recommendations Handout in Spanish

Modified Quarantine Recommendations Handout


Iowa Department of Public Health Changes COVID-19 Quarantine Requirements - Updated 9/29/2020


Back-to-School Parent Resources

Spanish (Español) Resources

Winter Sports Guidance

2020-2021 Winter Sports Guidance from Iowa High School Athletic Association

Iowa Department of Public Health Winter Sports Guidance

COVID-19 and Flu Resources

CDC - A strong defense against the flu: get vaccinated handout

Immunization Action Coalition - Communicating the Benefits of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine during COVID-19 handout

CDC FAQ - Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19​

CDC FAQs: Flu and COVID-19

CDC Getting a Flu Vaccine during the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID -19 Resources (K-12, Childcare, and Universities)

CDC Resources: Childcare and Schools

CDC Resources: Colleges and Universities

Updated Athletic Guidance - updated 7/23/2020

Department of Human Services Child Care Resources

IDPH Resources

Mental Health for Teachers and Staff Presentation by Polk County Health Services

Iowa's Return to Learn: Reopening Iowa’s Schools Safely and Responsibly

Evaluating Sick Students and Staff: Reopening Iowa’s Schools Safely and Responsibly


COVID-19 call center for eligible individuals (12 years and older) WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515-323-5221 Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.