• Another 264 COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday. Sadly, there were 20 additional deaths, for a total of 558 deaths since COVID began. There are currently 327 Iowans still being hospitalized. 
  • Polk County continues to have the largest number of positive cases with 4,340. Woodbury County has the next highest at 2,785 and Black Hawk County is at 1,759. 
  • Iowans have access to numerous food resources during COVID-19. Free meals and food are provided at many food banks and pantry locations. Find a location near you at https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank/ or https://www.iowafba.org/find-food-bank. You can also text your zip code to 898211.
  • Today is the primary election in Iowa! Polls are open until 9pm. Please continue to be safe, social distance and wear a mask. Curbside voting is available in some locations. Find your polling location at: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx

 

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