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As health care facilities face shortages of supplies designed to protect their workers from exposure to COVID-19, Quad-Cities area businesses, groups and individuals are demonstrating their caring spirit.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has extended the period during which classes will be delivered online through the end of the semester. This includes all of the college’s Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses and other locations.

Due to the COVID-19, recommendations from Clinton County Public Health, and Clinton County Emergency Management, the City of DeWitt Parks & Recreation Department is closing all playgrounds and playground equipment effective Friday, April 3.

For the safety of our patrons, we are working to reschedule some of our upcoming events. Providing a safe environment for our Barnstormers is our top priority. We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Updates will be made as new developments arise. Patrons who purchased tickets to af…

WASHINGTON — Iowa attorney general Tom Miller and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending regulations so officials can focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds said she sent a letter to President Donald Trump’s administration Saturday requesting additional testing supplies for the State Hygienic Laboratory, which can provide COVID-19 test results within 24 hours.

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There's a Mask Task Force in DeWitt, and it's gaining helpers by the day. The group's goal is to make masks for area health care workers. 

Regional Coronavirus News

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The ACLU of Iowa, along with Planned Parenthood and the Emma Goldman Clinic, are suing Gov. Kim Reynolds and other state officials for blocking access to surgical abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Sunday defended her decision to include surgical abortions in her order to suspend “non-essential” and elective medical and dental procedures, saying the action was not based on her personal ideology.