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All Iowans will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination on April 5, Reynolds says

All adults in Iowa will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination starting on Monday, April 5, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced at her news conference on Wednesday. The new eligibility expansion will be contingent on the vaccine supply increasing. According to Reynolds, Biden administration officials assure the nation’s governors vaccine supplies will soon begin to […]

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COVID-19: Biden administration ups Iowa’s vaccine allotment by 16%; Reynolds defends state’s low testing rates

Gov. Kim Reynolds said on Wednesday the Biden administration will be increasing every state’s allotment of COVID-19 vaccine by 16 percent starting next week. “In Iowa, this should equate to an additional 6,300 doses,” the governor said during a news conference. “And they did say that that increased amount is guaranteed for the next three […]

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Linn County residents impacted by derecho have until Sunday to apply for food assistance

Linn County residents impacted by the Aug. 10 derecho might be eligible for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program, or D-SNAP. To be eligible, individuals must have been a resident of Linn County as of Aug. 10, meet the income limits and must have been “adversely affected by the derecho including destroyed/spoiled food.” Those already […]

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State assistance available for Johnson and Linn County households that had storm damage

People in Johnson and Linn County whose homes suffered damage during the derecho may be eligible for financial assistance through the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program (IIAGP). The program, which is run by the Iowa Department of Human Services, reimburses individuals for home repair expenses, some of the cost of temporary housing and purchases […]

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‘Iowans are meant to work’: Gov. Reynolds discusses her decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions, as another 534 cases are reported

Gov. Kim Reynolds started her press conference on Monday by praising her administration’s efforts to deal with the impact of COVID-19 in the state. “You may not be aware of this, but this week is Public Service Recognition Week,” the governor pointed out before giving a glowing assessment of the work of various state agencies. […]

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