COVID-19 Coronavirus

Mayor Scott Cirksena

“Iowans are tough and we will get through this together.  Let's be safe, composed, 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.  To follow all of the steps the State of Iowa is taking in response to the emergency visit  https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/

The City of Clive has issued an emergency proclamation to manage the spread of COVID-19 and maintain essential services.  A copy of the proclamation is available here.

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: http://www.211iowa.org/

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...

  • Closing all City buildings to the public--including the Clive Library--through at least April 30
  • Closing all playground equipment in Clive parks.  Open spaces in parks and trails are still open
  • Supplying first responders with personal protective equipment
  • 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 or who have recently traveled outside Iowa to stay home
  • Installing informative safety signage throughout City facilities
  • Conducting business by phone or online including public meetings
  • Having 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 for at least 20 seconds
  • 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
  • Follow public health directives to postpone or cancel any gathering of more than 10 people
  • Only leave your home for essential errands and outdoor activities that are consistent with social distancing best practices
  • Check on your neighbors and loved ones while observing social distancing directives
  • Make a plan for how you will respond should you or someone in your household have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Based on guidance from the U.S. Center for Disease Control, wear a cloth facemask is public settings where it is difficult to follow social distancing practices like grocery stores and pharmacies

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