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COVID-19 Information


Quick Links to COVID-19 Resources

State Building Guidance and DAS-HR FAQs           Wellmark Resources Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Education and Training           COVID Recovery Iowa  
EAP Resources           State of Iowa Coronavirus Website  


State Building Guidance and DAS-HR COVID-19 FAQs

Return to State Buildings Guidance and DAS-HR FAQs (01/25/2021) See Archives for prior versions.

Education and Training 

Performance & Development Solutions (PDS) courses now offered online

COVID-19 specific courses (Source – Learning Management System content)

Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees
Coronavirus: COVID-19
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Coronavirus Preparedness 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Stay Calm, Stay Informed 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Common Sense Hygiene

EAP Resources

Parenting & Working During COVID-19 
Returning to Work - The “New Normal”
Help During Challenging Times
Budgeting in Uncertain Times
COVID-19 Pandemic: Your EAP is Here to Help
Coping with Stress during an infectious Disease Outbreak
How to Talk to Children and Teens about the Coronavirus
Tips for the New Teleworker
Self-Care During Self-isolation 
Managing Anxiety when Returning to Work 
Planning a Socially Safe Summer: Many family vacations and children's programs have been cancelled this summer due to concerns over COVID-19. In this recording, resources and activities available to keep children busy in the era of social distancing are discussed.

Wellmark Resources

Wellmark will maintain the COVID-19 plan benefits through March 31, 2021

Back-to-basics wellness tips that actually improve your health 
Calm your anxious mind during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Creating a healthy work-from-home environment that works for you 
Doctor on Demand - Chronic Stress: 5 Things You Need to Know
5 ways to stop emotional eating

COVID Recovery Iowa

COVID Recovery Iowa provides free counseling, virtual activities, referrals, and help finding resources to any Iowan affected, in any way, by COVID-19. 

State of Iowa Coronavirus Website

Statewide information regarding COVID-19 is available at This website is updated with numbers of cases per county,Test Iowa details, and Governor proclamations, among other topics.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) FAQs

Please note: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expired December 31, 2020. Agencies are required to provide leave for COVID related illnesses in compliance with Administrative Rules and other means outlined in this FAQ. If there are questions on applicable leaves, please contact your agency assigned Personnel Officer for guidance.

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updated 1/25/2021