Cedar Rapids doctor is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the low number of COVID-19 patients at Mercy; Test Iowa’s Linn County site continues to underperform

Dr. Tony Myers of Mercy Medical Center said he is “cautiously optimistic” about the lower number of COVID-19 patients in the Cedar Rapids hospital. During Wednesday’s Linn County Public Health press conference, Myers said there are four patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit and two of them are on ventilators. During the last […]

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CR City Councilmember Ashley Vanorny is hosting weekly webinars to connect with constituents, provide information about COVID-19

Cedar Rapids City Councilmember Ashley Vanorny had been considering for some time doing a podcast or webinar series as an additional way to connect with her District 5 constituents. The COVID-19 pandemic was the “catalyst” for Vanorny to start her COVID-19 Conversations webinars. “I realized that I needed to have an opportunity to communicate differently […]

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Iowa City Landfill reopens to the public, Coralville adds an extra trash pick-up day and the Can Shed is back

The Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center will reopen for all residential customers on Monday. “All services, including yard waste, bulky items, electronics and appliances recycling, and compost will be available,” the Iowa City Public Works Department said in a statement. “Wood chip mulch will not be available until further notice.” The city closed the […]

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