COVID-19 Coronavirus

Mayor Scott Cirksena

“Iowans are tough and we will get through this together.  Let's be safe, kind, and look out for each other.”

The health and safety of everyone in the community—especially those at high risk of developing dangerous complications from the COVID-19 coronavirus—is the City of Clive’s top priority. City elected officials and staff are actively monitoring developments and diligently following recommendations from public health officials.

To get the latest and most accurate information regarding COVID-19, please visit one of these trusted public health sites:

Polk County Health Department
Dallas County Health Department
Iowa Department of Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency which currently includes specific provisions for Polk and Dallas County. To follow all of the steps the State of Iowa is taking in response to the emergency visit

The Iowa Department of Public Health has launched an online assessment and testing scheduling tool at

Human services information is also available through the 211 phone service.  Dial 211 from any phone to get curated information and referrals to services, or access the information here:

Information for affected businesses is available at

We will post updates to this page about any changes to City events or services that are necessary to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  

Measures We're Taking...

  • Supplying staff with personal protective equipment and requiring face coverings  in City facilities and vehicles
  • Adapting or suspending City services so they conform with social distancing best practices
  • Increasing the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in City facilities
  • Increasing access to hand sanitizer
  • Suspending staff participation in large convenings and following social distancing best practices
  • Requiring  staff that feel ill to stay home
  • Installing informative safety signage throughout City facilities
  • Conducting business by phone or online including public meetings
  • Having some  staff work remotely and stagger work hours to decrease the number of people coming together in one place

We're asking the entire community to...

  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water
  • Practice social distancing.  Avoid shaking hands, touching your face with unwashed hands, and close contact with others
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Stay home if you are sick, feel unwell, or have any cold or flu symptoms
  • Wear a face-covering 
  • Check on your neighbors and loved ones while following  social distancing best practices
  • Make a plan for how you will respond should you or someone in your household have COVID-19 symptoms or if you're exposed to someone who has tested positive for the virus
  • Get tested if you believe you've been exposed to the virus

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