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
Anamosa 85 0 0 1 0
Clarinda 274 0 1 0 1
Fort Dodge*** 480 39 0 5 3
ICIW 61 0 0 0 6
IMCC** 1,560 5 29 2 10
ISP  20 0 0 0 1
Mt. Pleasant 108 0 0 0 0
Newton  104 0 0 0 2
North Central 1 0 0 0 0
Total  2,693 44 30 8 23

(Last update: 7/5/20) ​

*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.

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 July 06, 2020 at 9:31pm.