WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said Wednesday that it had too little data on a rare but serious blood-clotting condition reported in at least six women.
Iowa’s top public health official fears that the pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 will lead some skeptics to skip getting any version of the coronavirus vaccine.
With the announcement from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) this morning, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has advised that all Iowa vaccine providers pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine until more details are confirmed.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state were 386,451, up 3,959 from Tuesday, April 6, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
Brent Good has been interested in running for city government for a few years and had planned to put his name on the ballot this fall for a spot on the Maquoketa City Council.
Visitors to Maquoketa Caves State Park can fully explore the park’s caves starting April 15 after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19 and winter bat hibernation.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Maquoketa Farmers Market, and market organizer Ted Strait wants to celebrate. However, a sizable celebration will have to wait.
Three communities in the Dubuque region have partnered to bring books that reflect their diverse populations to young readers in Dyersville, Jackson County and Jones County.
When Wisconsin first identified chronic wasting disease in its deer population almost 20 years ago, officials from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources held their breath, monitoring animals harvested near the states’ shared border for any signs of the neurological disease that is always fatal.
Maquoketa Public Works Director Frank Ellenz expects digging to begin in May on the Platt Street reconstruction project, about a month later than originally planned.
As immunization efforts continue across the state, Osterhaus Pharmacy announced a COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held Friday, April 23, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
A Jackson County man claimed a lottery prize of more than $160,000. Gary Knief of Bellevue won an Extreme Green Progressive InstaPlay jackpot prize of $160,074. He purchased his winning ticket at Kalmes Store, 100 N. Main St. in St. Donatus and claimed his prize last week at the lottery’s Ce…
Iowans for Adoption, nonprofit organization, is hosting its first-ever virtual Gingerbread Run (5K), or Move For Adoption event for the entire month of April.
Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel Paints announced the Maquoketa Historic Preservation Commission is the recipient of a paint grant through the Paint Iowa Beautiful program.
Individuals behind on utility payments may be able to receive help from the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) facilitated through HACAP.
Nonprofits helping women and children meet basic needs are invited to apply for grants from the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s Women’s Giving Circle.
As immunization efforts continue across the state, Osterhaus Pharmacy announced a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, April 23, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state were 382,492, up 3,687 from Tuesday, March 30, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated individuals can travel at low risk to themselves, and do not need to get a COVID-19 test or quarantine after traveling within the U.S., federal health officials said Friday as they unveiled updated travel guidelines.
Gov. Kim Reynolds last week urged all Iowans to get their COVID-19 vaccine, as the state prepared to make doses available to anyone who wants them April 5.
To serve customers better, Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility is conducting a residential survey to gather insights on overall satisfaction with the local utility.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Woods + Waters Project are holding an Intro to Turkey Hunting Workshop Saturday April 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Wapsi Valley Izaak Walton League near DeWitt.
A new federal law went into effect on April 1 that requires the operator of a boat with an installed Engine Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) to use the ECOS link while operating on all federally navigable waterways. In Iowa, that means the four flood control reservoirs: Coralville, Rathbun, Red Rock an…
Clinton County Supervisors last week agreed to post a load limit on bridge B-0190 on 100th Street. Trucks will be limited to 28 tons, and truck and semi-trailers and truck and full trailers will be limited to 40 tons.
A COVID-19 vaccine clinic is set from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, 250 S. Faith St. in Preston. The clinic is open to anyone 18 and older. To schedule an appointment online, visit ClintonJacksonCOVIDVaccine.as.me/JacksonCo1.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state were 380,738, up 3,920 from Friday, March 27, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
A Maquoketa dance studio will breathe new life into a former church with somewhat reluctant financial assistance from the county supervisors.
Iowa is still on track to open eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to all adults next month, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said last week. And while demand will continue to outstrip supply for the time being, the state expects increasing vaccine allocations in the coming weeks that will shorten the gap.
Court users in Iowa can now complete a name change petition online using a free, step-by-step process on any computer, tablet, or smartphone anywhere in the state. Anyone without access can use the public access computer at any county courthouse in Iowa.
A solar power system at the Hurstville Interpretive Center is much closer to a reality, even as the Jackson County Conservation Board expanded the configuration for even more power.