• Another 320 COVID-19 cases were reported on Wednesday.  There were 16 additional deaths for a total of 574 COVID deaths. 
  • The total number of COVID-19 cases in Iowa have now surpassed 20,000. 
  • Legislators headed back at Capitol today to finish 2020 Session with #COVID-19 recovery being our top priority. Democratic lawmakers plan to work together to find solutions that balance the health and safety of Iowans with the need to work and put food on the table. Find the full agenda at: https://iowahouse.org/house-democrats-covid-19-recovery-agenda/

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