The COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread in Iowa nursing homes Monday, even as state inspectors relied on the facilities themselves to provide them with personal protective equipment.
REMINDER: The application deadline for the State of Iowa’s "Financial Assistance & Tax Deferral” program for small businesses ends at noon Tuesday, March 31.
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.
The news that the State Capitol was closing to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak was just one in a stream of emails from government agencies over the past two weeks announcing they would be conducting the people’s business while temporarily ending the people’s access to public offices.
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.
Iowa state officials say the federal CARES Act means newly laid-off workers won’t have to use their paid personal leave before they will be eligible for unemployment benefits.
As of 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 30, 424 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up 26 percent from 336 reported cases Sunday.
Clinton County Emergency Management announced Monday morning that two more confirmed cases of the COVID-19 respiratory illness have been detected in Clinton County. The county now has three confirmed cases. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), both new patients are in th…
A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in an adult aged 18-40 years of age in Jackson County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individual is self-isolating at home.
As of noon Sunday, March 29, 336 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up from 298 reported cases Saturday.
Iowa’s state parks have closed restrooms through April 15 and will limit camping to enclosed campers due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported.The parks remain open. Visitors must bring their own hand sanitizers because no soap will be provided.
The United States now has 113,000 confirmed COVID cases, the most of any country in the world. So much for President Donald Trump’s claims weeks ago that “we have it totally under control” and “it will all work out well.”
The number of Iowans who have tested positive for COVID-19 increased by 64 since Friday, for a total of 298 positive cases, Iowa Department of Public Health reported Saturday.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 precautions that have caused most public events to be canceled, the DeWitt Chamber & Development Company (DCDC) has revised its guidelines and procedures regarding what can and cannot be posted to its online community calendar, which also populates the weekly "What's …
The Iowa National Guard on Thursday deployed another 40 soldiers to help distribute medical supplies to health workers responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds grew emotional at a press conference Friday as she discussed the impact business closings are having on the state due to the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
The House on Friday passed a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill. President Trump is expected to sign it quickly, according to news sources. The legislation was passed unanimously by the Senate on Wednesday and provides relief for workers and businesses that have been devastated b…
A program has been created to support Targeted Small Businesses (TSB) with zero employees that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program offers eligible small businesses grants ranging from $5,000-$10,000 to businesses that are sole proprietors or single-member LL…
Two more Iowans have died of COVID-19 and the number of confirmed cases in Iowa rose by 56 since Thursday, for a total of 235 positive cases, Iowa Department of Public Health reported Friday.
A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Clinton County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), one individual in the age range from 41-60 is self-isolating at home.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday she has extended her emergency COVID-19 response order an additional week, until April 7, and added to the list of businesses that must close.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office has enacted several changes for both deputies and in the Clinton County Jail as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A record 41,890 Iowans applied for unemployment last week, showing just how disruptive the COVID-19 pandemic has been to Iowa’s economy and workforce.
As of noon Thursday, March 26, 179 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up from 145 reported cases Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working to be as flexible as possible to get food out to the people who need it during the COVID-19 National Emergency. On Wednesday, March 18, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes b…
DES MOINES - The number of initial claims filed between Sunday, March 15, and Saturday, March 21, (the first time period that reflects the increased number of claims filed related to COVID-19, including the broader group of individuals eligible for claims due to the virus) was 40,952. The nu…
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to aid hospitals and states reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Until this week, Northeast Middle School student Cadence Driscoll was using her new sewing machine to make hair scunchies as she taught herself to sew.
U.S. senators were debating legislation after reaching a bipartisan deal on a $2 trillion spending package early Wednesday, but a timeline for enactment remained uncertain.