Information for Patients
Beginning Tuesday, May 3, 2022, patients who have no symptoms consistent with COVID-19, are fully vaccinated and have not had an exposure to COVID-19 in the past 10 days will not be tested for COVID-19. This includes planned admissions and transfers of all ages.
Patients that will be tested for COVID-19 include:
- Patients with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status.
- Patients who are not fully vaccinated.
- Fully vaccinated patients who have had an exposure to COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
Thank you for choosing UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. Our healthcare professionals are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care, and they will make every effort to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible.
Please explore this section of our website to learn general information about your stay at one of our UnityPoint Health – Des Moines hospitals, billing information or information on patient safety. If you require additional information, please contact us. Our staff is happy to answer any questions and assist you in any way possible.