COVID – 19

For all COVID-19 resources please monitor:

 Hospital Limits Visitors

Effective immediately, VMH is instituting entrance restrictions in order to minimize patient exposure to respiratory viruses such as the flu and coronavirus.


Veterans Memorial Hospital continues to closely monitor the international situation concerning COVID-19.

Additional Information

If you have general questions on COVID-19, please dial 2-1-1. For the latest CDC guidelines, visit

Language Assistance

The Embarc website has COVID-19 information available in multiple languages to use. Embarc is a community non-profit organization in Waterloo.

Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa

The Iowa Covid-19 ELL Help Line is now live. 1-877-558-2609

Monday-Friday 8:30 – 5:00pm

Voicemail Option 24/7

Flyers are now available in: Arabic, French, Kinyamulenge, Kirundi, Maban, Nepali, Spanish

Covid Testing and Location:

Test Iowa, the state’s free COVID-19 testing program, has transitioned from offering COVID-19 testing at drive through locations to at-home self-administered kits. Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon is a pick-up site for these at-home test kits. The test kits are available at the main entrance of the hospital, at the receptionist desk, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekends and holidays.

  • Contact VMH 563-568-3411; ask for the COVID Testing
  • Type of testing will be determined by the following criteria: