• 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: linea.de.ayuda.ia@gmail.com.  Línea de Ayuda en Iowa 515-344-3936 o linea.de.ayuda.ia@gmail.com

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