Iowa Corrections COVID-19 Information

Information related to the Department's response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will be posted here as it becomes available. 

First: If you are sick and believe you may have COVID-19, please do not come to a correctional facility, and contact your healthcare provider immediately. Staff should contact their supervisor immediately. 

(Public hotline available Monday through Friday during normal business hours)

  • For information on PPE and Hand Sanitizer produced by Iowa Prison Industries, click here. 
     
  • For links to reliable information related to COVID19, click here. 
     
  • For all information related to steps the DOC has taken to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, please click here. 
     
  • For those with a loved-one incarcerated, please click here. 

Quick stats

Prison Inmates Tested Inmates Positive Inmates Recovered Staff Positive* Staff Recovered COVID Related  Inmate Deaths 
Anamosa 251 0 0 1 8 0
Clarinda 579 0 3 1 3 0
Fort Dodge*** 3,831 0 360 1 40 3
ICIW 261 0 0 3 8 0
IMCC** 5,163 7 300 7 34 1
ISP  139 0 0 4 21 0
Mt. Pleasant 2,356 63 341 4 6 0
Newton  445 0 1 3 2 0
North Central 175 0 0 0 0 0
Total  13,200 70 1,005 24 122 4

(Last update: 9/27/20) ​

*Some staff data is reliant on self-reporting.

**4/22/20 Update: The department began conducting extensive testing at IMCC.

*** 7/2/20 Update:  The department began conducting extensive testing at FDCF.

8/18/20 Update: Due to an increase in cases at IMCC, the facility is temporarily being placed on restrictive movement and additional testing is being conducted. 

Definitions: 
Inmates tested: Means tests administered to inmates; may include individual inmates that were tested multiple times. 
Inmates positive: Means inmates that are currently considered "positive," whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, but have not qualified as "recovered." 
Inmates recovered: Means inmates that have had COVID-19, but have qualified as recovered from their illness and are believed to no longer be contagious. 

If you are a member of our staff with questions, please click here. 

 

 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on September 27, 2020 at 1:38pm.