COVID-19 Exposure Guidelines

  • Illness at School and When to Keep Your Child At Home

    School nurses play a critical role in maintaining the health and safety of schools. West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) collaborates with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Polk County Public Health Department (PCHD), and local health care professionals to provide guidelines that identify when it is safe for children to attend school.  


  • General Illness Guidelines

  • COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Communicating About Illness

Last Modified on August 7, 2023