Des Moines and other towns across Iowa are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Des Moines, IA community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Iowa hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Iowa Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Iowa government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Iowa COVID-19 Cases

Iowa New Coronavirus Cases:
Iowa Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,038,217
Iowa New Coronavirus Deaths:
Iowa Total Coronavirus Deaths: 10,597
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 10,757
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 104,537,372
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 173
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,136,960
Last updated February 08, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Des Moines

This Is the County in the Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

In the Des Moines-West Des Moines metropolitan area, located in Iowa, a total of 141,807 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date. Adjusted for population, there have been 22,360 reported ... More info »

24/7 Wall St - 01/25/2022 10:35am

Iowa COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations drop to lowest points in months

The Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Authority ... Federal health department data showed the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Iowa dropped this week, down from 222 to 177. More info »

Des Moines Register - 01/18/2023 04:39am

A Des Moines CVS is closing. What does this mean for the future of pharmacies?

Customers of the CVS drug store on Euclid Avenue in Des Moines will soon have to find another pharmacy to fill their prescriptions. More info »

KCCI Des Moines on MSN - 02/07/2023 11:20am

211 Iowa seeing high volume of calls for rental assistance

Iowa families in need can dial 211 to access all sorts of local resources, ranging from legal help to job hunting assistance. Over the last year, the most common request has been for help with housing ... More info »

We Are Iowa on MSN - 02/07/2023 10:13am

This Is the County in the Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

In the Des Moines-West Des Moines metropolitan area, located in Iowa, a total of 154,628 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date. Adjusted for population, there have been 24,382 reported ... More info »

24/7 Wall St - 02/09/2022 11:53am

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