Eight more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 458 people.
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office announced Sunday that five more deaths of Iowa residents have been confirmed, bringing the total number of deaths to 450 people.
Jackson County reported two new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 11, local health officials reported. The new cases are both people in the 18-to-40 age category. Eight of those reported cases are recovered.
Iowans who are closely watching the state’s COVID-19 website for data on cases in their area will have to take a break over the Memorial Day weekend as the site goes down for maintenance.
Iowans looking for a break from isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic bought far more hunting and fishing licenses than usual, state records show.
Jackson County reported a new COVID-19 case Friday afternoon, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to nine. Eight of those reported cases are recovered. The new case is in the 41 to 60 age group, local health officials said.
Iowa schools beginning June 1 will be able to offer classes and activities such as drama and science camps, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.
Gov. Kim Reynolds defended state workplace-safety regulators Tuesday and said she is considering adding to the list of businesses that will be allowed to reopen.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Tuesday announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Twelve more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 367 people.
Fourteen students submitted their work to Your Words, Your Poem: The Coronavirus and Me, a local contest sponsored by the Maquoketa Art Experience and the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press. The contest, in honor of National Poetry Month in April, was an opportunity for students to express their feeli…
Façade remodeling began in downtown Maquoketa and made people reminisce about Pronto Pizza when construction work uncovered this advertising on the former pizzeria’s building in the 200 block of South Main Street. The owners’ daughter, Denise Schmitz Swanson, said her parents owned Pronto Pi…
A group of former Jackson County Regional Health Center employees treated a patient and staff to live music by singing outside a hospital window earlier this month. The group could not enter the hospital due to the coronavirus pandemic but still found a unique way to entertain staff and patients.
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.
Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University scheduled a new virtual certification session for PQA plus advisers for June 2. Iowa State Extension swine veterinarian Chris Rademacher will teach the session.
Pesticide license applications and payments can now be completed online through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s new pesticide self-service portal.
Four more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 355 people.
Five more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths to 351 people.
Ten more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths to 346 people.
A state lawmaker asked legislative leaders Thursday to convene an oversight panel to review the performance of a contractor hired to expand COVID-19 testing in the state.
Eighteen more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Friday, bringing the total number of deaths to 336 people. All but two of those people were residents in long-term care facilities, said Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday that the $26 million Test Iowa program, which has yet to perform the anticipated number of COVID-19 tests, will soon be ramping up its work and responding more quickly to Iowans with concerns.
Twelve more Iowans died of COVID-19, the state said Thursday, bringing the total number of deaths to 318 people.
Iowa is reopening too early, but the public won’t see the consequences until weeks from now because of COVID-19’s incubation period, warns an infectious disease doctor.
With nursing homes now accounting for one-third of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., state and federal officials are continuing to hold in suspension dozens of regulations intended to protect residents of such facilities.
Iowa may delay some road projects over the next five years because motorists are traveling less, reducing gas tax payments used for construction, a key transportation official said.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that Iowa hospitals are prepared to manage COVID-19 cases as she reopens hair and nail salons, barber shops and massage therapy businesses statewide starting Friday, as well as businesses like retail stores, restaurants and fitness centers in the 22 counties …
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa was up 377 from the previous day for a total 13,289 confirmed cases, the Iowa Department of Public Health said Wednesday as Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the state will reopen for business this week.
WASHINGTON — A top Trump administration health official warned U.S. senators Tuesday that reopening the economy too quickly could cause suffering, death and an even longer economic setback.
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley signaled Tuesday that he backs a push from Senate GOP leadership to shield business owners from lawsuits related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tess Nissen’s New York City apartment is between two of the busiest avenues in the East Village. Normally, the neighborhood bustles with taxicabs and delivery trucks, people speeding by on bicycles or jostling shoulder-to-shoulder as they stride along narrow sidewalks.
One area lawmaker believes Iowa is opening its economy too soon during the coronavirus pandemic while others support the governor’s decision.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa was up 539 for a total 12,912 confirmed cases, the Iowa Department of Public Health said Tuesday. The statistics were released as Gov. Kim Reynolds delayed announcing the next steps she is planning to take to reopen the state and ease pandemic-related…
Local elected officials will discuss the findings of a report about the possible future reuse of the Jackson County Regional Health Center.