(The Center Square) – Iowa received a score of 54.95 on a ranking of charitable donations and volunteer time, the 10th lowest percentage among the 50 states, according to an analysis by the WalletHub personal finances website.
The coronavirus now has killed more than four times the number of Iowans who died of flu or pneumonia last year.
The rolling 14-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Clinton County was 21.1% on Thursday morning, down from 24.4% a week earlier, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Health.
In the largest single-day total since the pandemic began, Iowa reported Thursday that 70 more Iowans died of COVID-19, with the total number of deaths at 2,519. people.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday she is “pleased” by the latest statistics on COVID-19 infections, which she said indicate slow but steady signs of improvement.
The rolling 14-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Clinton County was 21.7% on Wednesday morning, down from 25% a week earlier, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Health.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state were 233,866, up 2,964 from Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
A state canvassing board certified the Nov. 3 election results showing Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks defeated Democrat Rita Hart by six votes in the 2nd Congressional District race.
Amid warnings by state and federal officials that a post-holiday surge of coronavirus patients could flood hospitals, news of a vaccine being available by mid-month has local health officials preparing to administer it and awaiting word on how much they will receive.
More details about a proposed bond referendum to pay for a handful of Eastern Iowa Community College projects — including a new career and technical education center in Clinton County — have been released.
The idea of creating a multi-use trail connecting the communities of Calamus and Wheatland, has been the subject of discussion for some time now.
Clinton County Development Association Board Vice President Les Shields outlined the process for Clinton County to apply for a grant that could help pay for impending emergency communications upgrades.
In Iowa, the purpose of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman (OSLTCO) is to advocate for and protect the rights of individuals residing in long-term care with the goal of enhancing quality of life and care.
Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel Paint announce the 2021 Paint Iowa Beautiful program, which provides free paint to a variety of community projects throughout Iowa.