• 22 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 were reported on Sunday, bringing the total to 90 positive cases
  • The Governor issued another Health Disaster Proclamation, some of the highlights include:
    • Suspending all foreclosures on residential, commercial, and agricultural property
    • Closing salons, medical spas, barbershops, tattoo establishments, tanning facilities, massage therapy establishments, and swimming pools 
    • Waives some providers’ professional licensing requirements to allow more medical professions to assist in crisis and prevent expiration
  • State officials provided more guidance on child care and created a new online map to help parents/guardians find openings if they must work https://tinyurl.com/wc8owzw 

Helpful Links With More Information

For the latest updates from the Iowa Governor’s office on COVID-19: https://coronavirus.iowa.gov

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: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/clinical-criteria.html

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: 

https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/file-claim-unemployment-insurance-benefits