Saturday 15th May 2021

Keep up to date on local & state COVID-19 information & updates.

Iowa COVID-19 Information – https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/

Minus The Mask?

If you’re fully vaccinated, you don’t need that mask inside or outside. So said the CDC yesterday. However, if you haven’t been jabbed, you...

A Little Connecting Help

Mediacom is partnering with the federal government to help folks struggling to afford internet services. The government has launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program,...

No Reason To Fear COVID-19

Governor Kim Reynolds says there’s no reason to fear Covid-19 any longer. She says Covid case numbers in Iowa are at a 10 month...

"...Get Back To Work..."

Governor Kim Reynolds says it’s time for everyone who can to get back to work and the 300-dollars added to an individual’s weekly unemployment...

Fewer Positives

The positive test numbers since midday yesterday show 279 new cases on the states COVID website. Seven in Jasper County, 5 in Story County...

The Monday Morning Numbers

371 new positives and two new fatalities since Saturday morning on the state’s COVID-19 website. No changes to the death toll in our immediate...

The Count Resumes

Activity resumed yesterday on the state’s COVID-19 website. Since our last check, 642 new positives have been added to the scoreboard, 11 in Jasper,...

The Testing Continues

Tack on nearly 400 more positive tests to the COVID-19 website since midday yesterday. 20 of the new positives reported from Story County. There...

75% By July 1?

Governor Kim Reynolds has set a goal of getting 65 percent of eligible Iowans vaccinated against Covid by the end of May and hitting...

Weekend Numbers

20 new deaths and nearly 900 new COVID positive tests added to the state’s website over the weekend. None of the new deaths in...

Friday Morning COVID Count

Five more rona related fatalities lifts the state’s death toll due to COVI to 5,904. None of the newly reported deaths from our immediate...

Help For Eateries

Iowa bars and restaurants that are still struggling to stay open will soon be able to apply for grants through a new program being...

More, More, More

Sixteen new deaths and 444 more positives reflected on the state’s COVID 19 website this morning. None of the 16 deaths in the seven...

The Streak Comes To A Halt...

For the first time in nearly six weeks, a rona related death has been reported in Marshall County. The state website this morning added...

This Morning's Update

Iowa now has only one long-term health care facility classified as in a  COVID outbreak, that is in Polk County at the Urbandale Health...