COVID-19 Face Covering Mandate Resuming at Prairie Meadows

July 30, 2021 – Altoona, IA. Effective August 1st at 8AM, Prairie Meadows’ guests and employees must wear a face mask or covering while on property. Prairie Meadows will be continue to do their part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Prairie Meadows safety measures include:

• Face masks or coverings are required to be worn at all times on property.

• 100% of the air is exchanged every 15 minutes through a two-stage filtration process that includes an anti-microbial treatment.

• High-grade disinfectants and electrostatic sprayers are used on a rigorous cleaning schedule to sanitize the property daily.

To review Prairie Meadows entire health and safety measures plan, visit

About Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows began operations as a nonprofit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given more than $1.9 billion to the state of Iowa, Polk County, City of Altoona, City of Des Moines, and Polk County Schools, and numerous other local and state charities. Prairie Meadows offers slot machines, table games, sports wagering, live and simulcast racing, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more.



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