- 754 additional COVID-19 cases were reported over the last 24 hours. There were 20 additional deaths for a total of 578 COVID deaths.
- Today was the first day in seven weeks that Test Iowa has finally reached the promised 5,000 tests a day.
- A COVID-19 related helpline has been launched by the Office of Latino Affairs, the Iowa Spanish Helpline Task Force and EMBARC to help with COVID-19-related information and resources for Latinx communities across Iowa. To seek help call 515-344-3936 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Línea de Ayuda en Iowa 515-344-3936 o email@example.com.
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