COVID-19


Iowa COVID hospitalizations top 1,000 amid high virus spread

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hospitalizations of people being treated for coronavirus infections in Iowa surpassed 1,000…

Percentage of Iowa hospital patients being treated for Covid climbs

DES MOINES — Nearly a thousand patients in Iowa hospitals today have tested positive for Covid. Every…

Number of new COVID cases double in the last week, positivity rates soar in north-central Iowa

MASON CITY — The number of new weekly COVID-19 cases in north-central Iowa has more than doubled…

Iowa Department of Public Health says be strategic with COVID testing

DES MOINES — The state Health Department reports COVID-19 hospitalizations and test positivity rates continue to surge…

Number of new COVID cases in north-central Iowa almost doubles in last week compared to previous week

MASON CITY — The number of new COVID-19 cases in north-central Iowa last week was almost double…

As Supreme Court hearing looms, Mason City School Board passes COVID vaccination policy for employees

MASON CITY — The Mason City School Board earlier this week approved a COVID vaccination policy for employees…

Bill to be introduced in Iowa House would ban employer vaccine mandates

DES MOINES — A group of Republicans from the Iowa House are proposing legislation that would bar…

Hospitals are ‘overwhelmed,’ use the ER only in emergencies

IOWA CITY — Health experts urge Iowans to think twice about going to the emergency room for…

New COVID cases in north-central Iowa up slightly compared to last week

MASON CITY — New COVID case rates in north-central Iowa in the past week are slightly up…

Iowa child COVID hospitalizations up amid increased spread

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The rate of coronavirus spread in Iowa has increased in the past…



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