Corona Virus (Covid 19) Information

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Message from the ISSDA Jails Committee: Corona Virus Information from Jails Committee

Message from NAMI & RALI Iowa on resources available for mental health & substance abuse issues: RALI & NAMI Resources Available

Links to other websites with up to date information

Handout - Stress on the Farm_ Strategies that Help COVID.pdf

COVID Recovery Iowa services.pdf

Comm552_COVID-RecoveryIowa-flyer 1.pdf

CDC COVID Data Tracker

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19

Help prevent stimulus payment scams:

Questions may arise you’re your county about the methods euthanasia and disposal of carcasses in your County. Today, the Department announced the implementation of the Iowa Disposal Assistance Program,

Also of note, that the Department, along with the Iowa Pork Producers Association has formed the RCC/Resource Coordination Center that provides technical assistance to producers managing the animal backup,

NSA National Emergency Declaration

FEMA exercise starter kit for planning to return to full operations: FEMAFactSheet_ReconstitutingOperationsESK.pdf

National Sheriff's Association Updates:

Article prepared by the NSA Psychological Workgroup which addresses the impact of COVID-19 on sheriff office personnel

Coronavirus Relief Fund Guidance for State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Governments

NSA Suggestions for Patrol and Corrections to Supplement Current CDC Guidelines: COVID_CDC Supplement_FINAL.pdf

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) resource page for first responders:

FBI Director Letter to Law Enforcement 4.20.20.pdf

Strategies for Addressing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Shortage

Right now, sheriffs have a desperate need for personal protection equipment for their deputies and personnel. Contact your local Sheriff's Office or visit the National Sheriffs Association donation page:

Governor Reynolds' Thank-You Video

Iowa DOC First Dept. staff member tests positive for Covid-19:

COVID-19 Exploited by Malicious Cyber Actors:

CARES Benefits Explained:

DHS COVID-19 Exposure and Risk Mitigation Best Practices Resource Guide Guide


De-escalation / Crisis Intervention for Law Enforcement During the Pandemic Crisis

Dealing with the Loss of One of Your Own to COVID-19

The Impact of COVID-19 on Iowans in Recovery

Resources available for small business:

4-2-2020 Court order regarding impact on Iowa Court services: 04-02-2020 order.pdf

FBI Says Cyber Actors Take Advantage of Covid 19 Pandemic to Exploit Increased use of Virtual Environments: COVID19_PSA_04012020.pdf


NSA How to manage your mental health during the COVID-19 crisis: Dr. Greenstones FINAL MH Guidance and Crisis 1 1.pdf

NSA Tips from Peer Supporters about Navigating the Covid-19 Crisis: Tips from peer supports about how to navigate the COVID-19 Crisis.pdf

NSA How to cope with Anxiety during Covid-19 Pandemic: NSA How to cope with anxiety during COVI-19 pandemic Dr. Gina Gallivan.pdf

Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative resources:

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage as the coronavirus outbreak threatens the availability of the nation’s blood supply. Healthy individuals are urged to help restock the shelves for patients who need surgery, victims of car accidents and other emergencies, or patients suffering from cancer. Please make an appointment:

US Dept. of Health & Human Services HIPPA disclosures to law enforcement: covid-19-hipaa-and-first-responders-508.pdf

Resources available for Iowa small businesses:

IDPH Frequently Asked Questions for Law Enforcement updated 3/25/2020: IDPH Law Enforcement Frequently Asked Questions.pdf

Lexipol Resources & Training for Corona Virus:

Staying Sane in Insane Times: PSPS Staying Sane Issue _1.pdf     PSPS Staying Sane Issue _2 03.23.20.pdf

CDC guidance for Law Enforcement:

CDC guidance on correctional facilities:

US Department of Homeland Security:

Isolation guidance for Iowa essential services personnel Updated 03-22-2020.pdf

Iowa State Association of Counties Resources:

Link to Governor Reynold's Newsroom:

Gov. Reynolds issues a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency:

International Association of Chiefs of Police Covid 19 LE information:

Iowa Judicial Branch Updates:

Quarantine & Law Enforcement Outline from Iowa Attorney General's Office: Quarantine and law enforcement outline 2020.pdf

Information about the virus and infectious disease from Nebraska Medicine:

Corona Virus resources and information from the University of Nebraska Medical Center:

Latest Corona Virus News from Mercy Des Moines:

Latest Corona Virus News from University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics:

Lexipol resources on Covid-19: Corona Virus training and information:

Centers for disease control:

CDC Law Enforcement Needs to know:

Iowa Department of Public Health:

Office of the Governor of Iowa:

Diocese of Des Moines guidelines:

Goodhousekeeping: How to avoid Corona Virus Scams:

FEMA guidance for procurement of grants: