The cities of Clive, West Des Moines and Johnston are closing playground equipment and other recreational facilities until further notice, but parks and trails remain open. Courts including tennis, pickleball and basketball remain open to the public, but team sports and contact play are prohibited. Updates are available online for CliveWest Des Moines and Johnston

Food Bank of Iowa is partnering with faith-based community leaders to provide food for those suddenly struggling with hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic. Project Zume is a collaboration of churches, faith-based organizations and businesses that will serve as an extension of Food Bank of Iowa for emergency food assembly, distribution and delivery within the Des Moines metro. Project Zume participants have been deemed essential services by the state of Iowa. More information is available online