• There were 19 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 reported on Tuesday, bringing the total to 124 positive cases.
  • In addition to the 1st COVID-19 death in Dubuque County, there are 18 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19, 9 have been discharged and are recovering, and 63 were never hospitalized.
  • The Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Iowa National Guard soldiers are assisting with the transportation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to hospitals and medical providers across Iowa
  • DHS has a website with Medicaid provider information that is updated regularly based on the most current practices and standards.  Here is the link: https://dhs.iowa.gov/ime/providers/faqs/covid19
  • State officials launched a new website to connect healthy Iowans who want to volunteer in their communities with nonprofits: http://volunteeriowa.galaxydigital.com/

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