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New cases, hospitalizations for COVID up in north-central Iowa according to latest state data

MASON CITY — Positivity rates and hospitalizations for COVID-19 continue to soar in north-central Iowa as three…

State of Iowa to update online Covid-related data three times a week

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Public Health is shifting from weekly to Monday, Wednesday, and…

Do People Who Got The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need A Booster Shot?

This week, the FDA and CDC officially recommended a third booster shot for Americans who received the…

Cerro Gordo County Public Health director says “next six months probably going to be most difficult” with COVID

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health Director says after the downturn in…

COVID-19 Vaccines are FREE from the Cerro Gordo County Department Of Public Health

Get vaccinated! COVID-19 vaccines are 100% FREE from the Cerro Gordo County Department Of Public Health. Join…

University of Iowa epidemiologist worried about Iowa vaccination rate

IOWA CITY — COVID-19 hospitalizations in Iowa hit a record low of 46 in late June —…

At-home COVID-19 test kits now available through Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is now offering free, at-home, saliva…

With school coming, Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health director suggests voluntary mask use for those under 12

MASON CITY — With the calendar soon turning to August, thoughts start to turn to the start of…

Iowa’s State Board of Health too short of members to meet

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state board charged with helping oversee Iowa’s response to the coronavirus…

About 100 U.S. Athletes In Tokyo Unvaccinated

As Olympics Begin About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes taking part in the Tokyo Olympics are…



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