- Suspends penalty and interest on late property tax payments
- Evictions suspended
- Temporarily allows bars & restaurants to sell alcohol as drive up/carry out
Iowa small businesses are encouraged to quickly fill out a survey from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) so Iowa can receive federal funding. The deadline is Monday, March 23 at 5pm. Here is a link to the survey: https://uni.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4SK7W5qa88IkhXT
The Governor’s office released a new COVID-19 website you can share with your constituents. Here is the link: https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/
The Dept. of Human Services has updated guidance for child care providers.
At a press conference yesterday, the Governor announced 1 more case of coronavirus.
The US Senate announced more details on the CARES ACT, which has four main pillars but has not yet been passed. More details below.
- Cash Payments
- Small Business Loans
- Industry Specific Loans or Bailouts
- Tax Deadlines
Helpful Links With More Information
For the latest updates on coronavirus and to learn more about prevention efforts, go to the Iowa Dept. of Public Health at https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus
For Iowans with questions about COVID-19, a public hotline is open 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431
Click below for continuous updates on Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions created by the Iowa House Democratic Research Staff: https://bit.ly/2UjkO80
Criteria for getting tested for COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control:
For updates related to child care, child welfare, Medicaid, and social workers, go to the Dept. of Human Services page at https://dhs.iowa.gov/COVID19
For businesses, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is compiling resources available (including grants) at www.iowabusinessrecovery.com
For workers displaced due to coronavirus, unemployment benefits may be available in 7-10 days from filing. Click here to apply: