Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness

IPHA Supports Iowa's Workforce:

  • Hosting weekly collaborative meetings for Iowa’s local public health administrators
  • Advocating for state and local-level policies aimed at COVID-19 transmission prevention, vaccine planning and distribution, enhanced funding for local public health agencies
  • Creating a COVID-19 Communications Community of Practice
  • Serving as a public health expert and champion in Iowa and national media
  • Supporting Iowa’s state level public health department through serving on hiring committees and task forces. 
  • Wearing our support for public health as a sector
  • Continuing to provide trainings and workshops about a variety of topics to sustain non-COVID related public health programs and practices

Additional Resources

IPHA Policy and Advocacy

  • 2020 IPHA Legislative Agenda
  • IPHA Advocacy Committee


  • IPHA Statements and Press Releases
  • IPHA In the News

IPHA Communications

  • COVID-19 Communications Community of Practice

IPHA Trainings and Workshops

  • Third Thursday Lunch and Learns