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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.

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Scott Besst said there is one question volunteer firefighters almost always get asked.

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. 

A recent proclamation by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds limits the hours of operation for bars and restaurants — though some are not complying, her office said. 

Teens have unique stressors revolving around school, graduation, future plans and their social lives, which is now being greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and social isolation.

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Genesis Health System Hospital on Nov. 20 began administering the recently approved monoclonal antibody treatment known as Bamlanivimab for targeted, high-risk COVID-19-positive patients in Scott County and the surrounding areas. 

Clinton County employees are required to wear a mask when not seated or standing at their immediate desk or working area and while in common areas of all county buildings, according to an updated policy.