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Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health director says most COVID-19 booster doses to be given in county toward end of year

MASON CITY — While the plans have been announced by the federal government to start providing booster doses…

Federal lawsuit seeks to block state ban on school mask mandates

DES MOINES — The Iowa ACLU announced Friday that 11 Iowa parents of students with disabilities and…

Democrats press Reynolds to let local schools decide mask policies

DES MOINES — Iowa Democrats are calling on Governor Kim Reynolds to let local school districts with…

Reynolds says “no cause for alarm” in rise of COVID cases among those under 18 years old

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds says there is “no cause for panic” about the rise in…

State of Iowa to update online Covid-related data three times a week

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Public Health is shifting from weekly to Monday, Wednesday, and…

Iowa Poison Control Center warns against use of Ivermectin

SIOUX CITY — Some Iowans are ignoring warnings and taking a powerful medication designed for deworming cattle…

Almost 50% of new COVID-19 cases in the last week in north-central Iowa those under 17, age 18-29

DES MOINES — State officials say almost 50% of the confirmed coronavirus cases in north-central Iowa in…

Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health director says they’re preparing for booster dose distribution

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health director says his department continues to…

Iowa school mask ban lawsuit amended as feds investigate law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman has amended her lawsuit over the state’s ban on…

Iowa notified feds investigating ban on mask mandates in schools

DES MOINES — The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education has opened an…



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