COVID-19 Resources



As a community resource, KHOI is dedicated to providing up-to-date information that is important to the residents of Story County. This section will be updated regularly to make sure you have access to the latest information.  





Ames - Pick-up between 10am - 1pm Monday - Friday at the following schools:
  • Meeker Elementary
  • Mitchell Elementary
  • Sawyer Elementary

Ballard - Pick-up between 11:00am - 1:30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Two meals will be provided on Monday and Wednesday, one on Friday. Children must be present. Pick-up locations include:

  • Slater Fire Department: 307 Main St, Slater
  • Slater Baptist Church: 601 Story St, Slater
  • Cambridge Methodist Church: 215 Second St, Cambridge
  • Kelley City Park, Corner of Grace St and Giddings, Kelley
  • Ballard Middle School (front driveway): 509 N. Main Ave, Huxley
  • Ballard Plaza: U.S. Highway 69, Huxley
  • New Horizons Mobile Home Park, 511 E. First St, Huxley

Collins-Maxwell - Pick up between 11:00 -11:45am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Two meals will be provided on Monday and Wednesday, one on Friday. Meals may be picked up at the following schools:

  • Elementary School Main Entrance
  • MS/HS Athletics Entrance

Colo-NESCO - Pick-up available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the following locations:

  • Colo MS/HS at 11:30am
  • Zearing Elementary at 11:45am
  • McCallsburg Daycare at 12:00pm

Gilbert - Pick-up between 11:30am - 12:30pm in the south parking lot of the High School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Nevada - Pick-up between 11am - 1pm at the High School Circle Drive. On Mondays, five breakfast meals and three lunch meals will be provided. On Thursdays, two additional lunch meals will be provided. 

Roland-Story - Pick-up between 11am - 1pm, Monday - Friday at the following schools:

  • Roland-Story Elementary School
  • Roland-Story Middle School


McFarland Clinic

NAMI Central Iowa

  • ZOOM Support Group! Do you live with a mental health condition and would like support from others who also live with mental health conditions? NAMI Central Iowa is hosting 4 NAMI Connections Support Groups via ZOOM every week! If you would like to participate, contact for a registration form. First ZOOM Support Group is Monday at 4:30 pm. - for Iowans who have recently lost insurance benefits due to a change in employment status

State of Iowa Public Health Proclamation


Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral 


Unemployment - workers impacted by COVID-19 closures can apply online for unemployment benefits

Immediate Job Openings - View more open positions at

Covid-19 volunteer opportunities - Volunteer Center of Story County



The Department of Labor has issued this quick reference tool that includes information on the Paid Leave for Workers legislation recently passed in addition to tax credits for small to midsize businesses  
General Information

United States Department of Labor

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Iowa Department of Public Health

Iowa Department of Revenue

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)



WEB SITES Mentioned on Community Calendar


Note: Public WiFi in Ames is available in the Furman Aquatic Center parking lot and the grounds of the Ames Public Library.