LeadingAge Iowa is a statewide membership organization of non-profit providers of aging services and supports and the champion for advancement and innovation in aging services. Our mission is to be the voice, support and connector for non-profit members and the people they serve. Our membership is diverse, representing the spectrum of non-profit long-term support and service providers including skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, PACE, home health, adult day, respite, hospice and home delivered meals.  Our members serve over 25,000 older adults in Iowa each day.

Influenza Cases and Outbreaks in LTC and CDC Guidance

Iowa publishes weekly Iowa Respiratory Virus Surveillance Reports. The State continues to experience a high number of Influenza cases. With several viral illness circulating, members may want to begin active daily surveillance for acute respiratory illness among residents, personnel and visitors. 

As a reminder LTC providers should report outbreaks of influenza [email protected].   

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Free COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits

LeadingAge worked with HHS to expand free COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits for all levels of care, including HUD Section 202 housing providers. For long-term care providers these tests will be in addition to the allocated tests already being sent to your building.

Providers must complete a request for the free tests weekly as additional allocations are needed.

If you are a Section 202 Housing Provider click here to request tests and to access additional resources.

All other providers can request tests here.

FAQs for LeadingAge COVID-19 Test Ordering – LeadingAge