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Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa

The Iowa Capitol

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 64 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 298 positive cases (a previously identified positive case in Black Hawk County is not from Iowa). There have been a total of 4,375 negative tests to date, which includes […]

IOWA NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVATES REGIONAL SUPPORT GROUP, CONTINUES COVID-19 RESPONSE EFFORTS

Approximately 75 Soldiers from the 734th Regional Support Group, based at Camp Dodge in Johnston, were activated on March 27 to assist with COVID-19 response efforts in the state. Soldiers assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment of the 734th Regional Support Group and its subordinate units, the 1034th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, out of […]

Loebsack Statement on House Passage of Third COVID-19 Response Bill

Iowa City, IA – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which is the third piece of legislation to combat the COVID-19 illness. The bipartisan legislation now heads to the President who has suggested he will sign the bill […]

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 2 additional deaths confirmed, Reynolds holds press conference today

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 56 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 235 positive cases. There have been a total of 3,740 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. According to IDPH, […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA takes action to help increase U.S. supply of ventilators and respirators for protection of health care workers, patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action to help increase the supply of ventilators, ventilator tubing connectors, and ventilator accessories, as well as filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) due to shortages during COVID-19, as part of our commitment to ease burdens on the health care system during this pandemic. The FDA issued an Emergency Use […]

Mahaska County Emergency Management Working To Make Accurate Information Easier To Find

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska County Emergency Management Administrator Jamey Robinson, along with Assistant Coordinator Josh Stevens, were busy on Thursday evening. They were putting together the final touches on a resource to help the residents in Mahaska County have the most accurate information possible about the current COVID-19 situation. As to why the resource is […]

IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD CONTINUES MEDICAL SUPPLY DELIVERIES

Iowa National Guard Soldiers continued deliveries of medical personal protective equipment to more than 20 county distribution sites across the state on March 25. The missions were supported by two transportation units from the 1034th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion out of Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. Soldiers from the 1133rd Transportation Company, out of Iowa […]

Mahaska County Reports First Positive for COVID-19

A Mahaska Health Press Release March 25, 2020 MAHASKA COUNTY – Testing reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health has indicated one positive case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Mahaska County, Iowa resident. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individual was an adult aged 61-80 years who […]

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, Reynolds to hold press conference today

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 15 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 105 positive cases. There have been a total of 2,043 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. According to IDPH, […]

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The proclamation includes additional mandatory closures, relaxes certain restrictions to promote additional social distancing and provides regulatory relief to Iowa health care industries, among other actions outlined in the proclamation below. The proclamation closes the following from Sunday, […]

         

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