COVID-19 and State of Iowa

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5/30/2021 How area members of Congress voted last week ... of Congress voted over the previous week.Along with the week‚Aos roll call votes, the Senate also passed the COVID-19 Origin Act (S. 1867), to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify ... Manatt Health, a consultancy. An opponent, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said a no vote was needed to prompt the Biden administration to reverse its unprecedented revoking, without consultation, of Texas‚Aos section 1115 Medicaid ...
5/28/2021 What to know if your employer requires vaccinations: federal legal protections ... Iowa Today 96.5 KSOM KS 95.7 May 28, 2021 3:06 PM Bill Oxford/iStock(NEW YORK) ‚Ai The federal government agency that protects workers from discrimination issued new guidance this week to help inform Americans of their legal protections as more employers ask them to come back to the office or other workplaces.A new guidance document from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission said employers can legally require COVID-19 ...
5/26/2021 No new COVID-19 cases Wednesday in Scott County, just eight in Quad-Cities New COVID-19 infections have steadily declined across the Quad-Cities for the better part of the past two weeks ‚Ai but the numbers in one county reached a new, and welcomed, low Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Public Health reported zero new COVID-19 cases Wednesday in Scott County. And state health officials adjusted Scott County's pandemic-long case count down by one to 21,614. The number of deaths ...
5/26/2021 Senate Unanimously Adopts Amendment Banning Taxpayer Funds from Going to State-Run Labs in China | CNSNews Peter Daszak (R), Thea Fischer (L) and other members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 coronavirus, arrive at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on February 3, 2021. (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images)(CNSNews.com) ‚Ai Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on Tuesday banned U.S. taxpayer funds from going to state-run labs in ...
5/26/2021 New federal initiative can save eligible households on high-speed internet bills ... Iowa is encouraging Iowans of all ages who are without access to high-speed internet or struggling to afford it, to look into the recently launched Emergency Broadband Benefit program.The program is a $3.2 billion Federal Communications Commission program to help Americans access the affordable, high-speed internet they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.‚AuThe pandemic has shown our reliance on high-speed internet,‚Au AARP Iowa State ...
5/26/2021 New federal initiative can save eligible households on high-speed internet bills ... Iowa is encouraging Iowans of all ages who are without access to high-speed internet or struggling to afford it, to look into the recently launched Emergency Broadband Benefit program.The program is a $3.2 billion Federal Communications Commission program to help Americans access the affordable, high-speed internet they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.‚AuThe pandemic has shown our reliance on high-speed internet,‚Au AARP Iowa State ...
5/25/2021 Corteva Agriscience to Sunset COVID-19 Testing After Stepping up to Address Widespread Community Needs PRWeb Corteva Agriscience to Sunset COVID-19 Testing After Stepping up to Address Widespread Community Needs Share Article Global ag company prepares to shift back to primary mission after more than a year of helping Iowa address a testing shortfall The Corteva Agriscience team is proud we have been able to provide COVID-19 testing and even as we wind down our testing efforts, we remain fully committed to continuing to ...
5/25/2021 Google Alert - related related As-it-happens update ‚aO May 24, 2021 NEWS Reynolds' staff silent on document request related to Iowa Veterans Home Iowa Capital Dispatch After two weeks, Gov. Kim Reynolds has yet to acknowledge a ... among Hispanic, ... Flag as irrelevant MUSC children's experts warn of COVID-19- related syndrome as SC parents consider vaccines Charleston Post Courier ... experts warn of COVID-19- related syndrome as SC parents consider vaccines. By ...
5/23/2021 COVID in Iowa update: Health department reports no new deaths Sunday Des Moines Register Iowa reports no new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 more confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday From staff reports View Comments The Iowa Department of Public Health on Sunday was reporting no new COVID-19 deaths and an additional 115 confirmed cases. At 10 a.m. Sunday, the state was reporting 6,035 total COVID-19-related deaths, according to the state's website . COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus. The ...
5/22/2021 Coronavirus in Iowa: 10 additional deaths, 170 confirmed cases Des Moines Register The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday was reporting 10 additional COVID-19 deaths and an additional 170 confirmed cases. The latest coronavirus numbers in Iowa The latest data as of 10 a.m. Saturday, compared to 10 a.m. Friday:Confirmed cases: 370,500, an increase of 170 Deaths: 6,035, an increase of 10 Total tested: 1,751,143 Total recovered: 357,363 Statewide 14-day positivity rate: 2.9% Story continues below.How many ...
5/22/2021 BREAKING: Quad-Cities Offers Chances to Boost Covid Vaccination Rates ... Quad-Cities Offers Chances to Boost Covid Vaccination Rates Jonathan Turner May 21st, 2021 Rock Island , Milan , Health , Events , Education , COVID-19 , Articles Share:BREAKING NEWS: As the Covid-19 vaccine becomes more readily available ... Milan‚Aos Camden Centre.Bettendorf .Residents of both Illinois and Iowa are welcome to receive their vaccine at this location.‚AuWe are trying to do our part to make sure the vaccine can be offered ...
5/21/2021 Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs 'vaccine passport' law limiting use Des Moines Register Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a law that will withhold state grants and contracts from local governments or businesses that require customers to prove they have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The new law, House File 889 , would also prevent state and local governments from including a person's COVID-19 vaccination status on a government-issued identification card. It goes into effect immediately.Reynolds signed the legislation on Thursday a ...
5/21/2021 Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Daily Case Count Holds Below 30,000 The Wall Street Journal What to Know - Daily U.S. cases have been below 30,000 for five days, numbers not seen since last June. - The pandemic disrupted years of U.S. health progress. - Soaring food prices are compounding Covid-19 woes for the world‚Aos poor. - Questions over the need for vaccine booster shots are raising tough issues for health authorities. - Some U.S. schools are struggling to get students to return. - Iowa banned face-mask mandates ...
5/21/2021 Iowa reports 7 additional COVID-19 deaths, 176 more cases Friday Des Moines Register The Iowa Department of Public Health on Friday was reporting seven additional COVID-19 deaths and an additional 176 confirmed cases. The latest coronavirus numbers in Iowa The latest data as of 10 a.m. Friday, compared to 10 a.m. Thursday:Confirmed cases: 370,330, an increase of 176 Deaths: 6,025, an increase of seven Total tested: 1,749,609 Total recovered: 357,001 Statewide 14-day positivity rate: 2.9% Story continues below.How many ...
5/21/2021 Iowa's unemployment rate rising, recovery lagging, April figures show Des Moines Register Iowa's economy continued to sputter in April, as the state lost jobs for the second time in three months. Nonfarm employment dropped by 5,800 workers from March to April, inching Iowa's unemployment rate up to ... entertainment and durable goods manufacturing added 500 apiece.Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Iowa has lost about 73,500 jobs. Accommodations and food services, health services and local government continue to be the sectors suffering ...
5/21/2021 Gov. Reynolds signs bill banning vaccine passports ... Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds speaks during an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on June 26, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)DES MOINES, Iowa (KCAU) ‚Ai Iowa Gov. Reynolds signed a bill into law that bans the mandatory disclosure of whether a person has received a vaccination for COVID-19 ...
5/21/2021 New Iowa law banning mask mandates by schools and cities hailed as 'about freedom'; decried as tying officials' hands Gov. Kim Reynolds asked lawmakers for a trans athlete ban. The Iowa Legislature adjourned without one. House Republicans said their constituents prompted the change, which they added to the bill Wednesday evening. "This amendment comes ... who's lifting mask mandates in Iowa after the CDC's new COVID-19 guidance State health officials, CDC give conflicting advice School districts across the state that had mask requirements had been weighing whether to lift ...
5/21/2021 AccessDx, Jase Health Partnership Looks to Streamline Pharmacogenomics for Clinicians | Genomeweb ... COVID-19 testing, pharmacogenomic testing, cancer genomic screening, and respiratory pathogen panels. Jase Health, of Johnston, Iowa, integrates outside technologies into EMR products from Cerner, Meditech, Epic Systems, Athenahealth, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, and others.The firms said last month they would work together to embed lab processes into clinical workflows within major EMR systems.As part of this partnership, Jase Health gives AccessDx an entry point to large healthcare systems ...
5/21/2021 Conceivable middle, high schools will be mask-free in the fall: Fauci CNBC ... Covid-19 vaccine so far ‚Ai less than a week since the CDC cleared it for public distribution .Fauci told CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith" that he predicts the rules on vaccinated students will vary across school districts in different states because the local authorities are the ones with the power to do so.This week, the governors of Iowa and Texas signed laws banning school districts from mandating ...
5/21/2021 Iowa City schools 'encourage' masks, but lift mandate after new law The Iowa City school district intended to require masks through the end of the school year ‚Ai but with a new state law that went into effect Thursday morning, that's no longer an option. Instead ... a face covering, especially if they have not received the COVID-19 vaccination."Staff are also recommended to continue wearing face coverings.Degner emphasized that "bullying and harassment of individuals who choose whether or not ...
5/20/2021 UEFA Euro 2020: World Champions Thomas Müller and Mats Hummels Return ... companies contribute over 55% of all single-use plastic waste in the World - - India's Biological E. to produce Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine - - COVID-19 vaccines may not work fully in people who are immunocompromised ... removal mission in 2025 - - Fairness issues loom over trial in Iowa student's slaying - - India rolls out new Covid emergency drug developed by DRDO - - America ditches mask under new government health guidance but confronts new dilemmas ...
5/20/2021 Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law banning mask mandates in schools, cities and counties Gov. Kim Reynolds asked lawmakers for a trans athlete ban. The Iowa Legislature adjourned without one. House Republicans said the change, which they added to the bill Wednesday evening, is a result of constituent comments ... who's lifting mask mandates in Iowa after the CDC's new COVID-19 guidance What about masks in schools? School districts across the state that had requirements have also been weighing whether to lift them during ...
5/20/2021 Iowa schools superintendent could lose license over COVID-19 actions Des Moines Register As the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything about educating children, Des Moines Public Schools Superintendent Tom Ahart's leadership of Iowa's largest district became deeply controversial. On Thursday, Ahart, who has led the Des Moines district for nearly a decade, will defend his administrator's license in front of the state's Board of Educational Examiners. Last week, the Des Moines School Board voted to not extend his current employment contract past June ...
5/20/2021 Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law banning mask mandates in schools, cities and counties Gov. Kim Reynolds asked lawmakers for a trans athlete ban. The Iowa Legislature adjourned without one. House Republicans said their constituents prompted the change, which they added to the bill Wednesday evening. "This amendment comes ... who's lifting mask mandates in Iowa after the CDC's new COVID-19 guidance What about masks in schools? School districts across the state that had requirements have also been weighing whether to lift them during ...
5/20/2021 COVID in Iowa: Polk County government buildings to reopen June 1 Des Moines Register ... COVID-19 pandemic. It plans to continue offering appointments for residents who need title transfers but is encouraging those making property or vehicle tax payments to do so online at iowataxandtags.org.Tax sale buyer certificates for reimbursement, tax sale redemption payments and abstract company payments may still be deposited in a drop box in the south lot of the administration building at 111 Court Ave.County Treasurer Mary Wells said ...