• Another 204 COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday and there were 5 additional deaths. Over the last 48 hours there have been a total of almost 900 more cases of COVID, and 18 more deaths.
  • As legislators head back to the statehouse to finish the 2020 Legislative Session, Democratic lawmakers outlined their COVID-19 recovery plan this morning. Lawmakers are committed to working together to find solutions that balance the physical health and safety of Iowans with their need to work and put food on the table.
  • Beginning today, casinos, bingo halls, bowling alleys, amusement parks, auctions, and outdoor performance venues can reopen at 50% capacity. Outdoor playgrounds can also be open again.

Helpful Links With More Information

For the latest updates from the State of Iowa 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

Criteria for getting tested for COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/clinical-criteria.html

Iowans who are healthy and want to volunteer in their community can find opportunities here: http://volunteeriowa.galaxydigital.com/

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