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Miller-Meeks warns Delta variant threatens return to normal

WASHINGTON — The Iowa Department of Public Health’s website shows the number Covid patients in Iowa hospitals…

State to provide home COVID tests starting Friday

The Iowa Department of Public Health is shifting over to COVID home testing as the Test Iowa…

Governor inks contract to buy at-home Covid-19 test kits for Iowans

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a deal to buy Covid-19 test kits that can…

Iowa vaccinations slow as state slips in national ranking

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Iowa continues to decline with the state…

Two new ads encourage Iowans to get Covid shots

DES MOINES — State officials have launched a new public relations campaign to encourage more Iowans to…

6000 COVID-19 deaths in Iowa since pandemic began

DES MOINES — The latest update this weekend shows public health officials have confirmed 6000 Iowans have…

Nearly 70% of new COVID cases in Cerro Gordo County are people age 18-49

MASON CITY — Almost 70% of the new COVID-19 cases in Cerro Gordo County are people between the…

Iowa Department of Public Health changes plan for delivering COVID vaccines

DES MOINES — An Iowa Department of Public Health administrator says the state is shifting its strategy…

Wednesday local COVID update — active case count slightly down, hospitalization up

MASON CITY — The active COVID-19 case count in north-central Iowa slightly decreased between midday Monday and…

Reynolds defends decision to decline $95 million in federal funds

DES MOINES — Governor Reynolds says she declined $95 million dollars in federal funds for Covid surveillance…



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