Face-shield makers across the state are utilizing 3D printers, old classroom supplies

Don’t call it a comeback: The overhead projector — a post-chalkboard and pre-SMART Board classroom technology, and staple of “you know you’re old when …” articles — is relevant once again as Iowans craft creative solutions to hospitals’ supply needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. N95 masks, the most effective personal protective equipment (PPE) against the […]

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Gov. Reynolds suspends foreclosures, says state is being ‘proactive’ in supplying medical needs, as UIHC asks the public for donations of protective gear

Gov. Reynolds suspended all foreclosures on residential, commercial and agricultural properties on Sunday. The suspension, which lasts through April 16, was included in a new State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The new declaration also closes businesses not covered in the emergency declarations the governor issued on March 17 and 19. “Effective at 10 p.m. today, […]

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Bread Garden Market is taking over the UIHC coffee kiosks

Bread Garden Market and Bakery will be taking over the coffee kiosks at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, it was announced on Tuesday. “We’re excited for the opportunity and extremely pleased that the hospital choose us,” Christian Prochaska, Bread Garden executive chef, told Little Village. “We’re going to bring our coffee and coffee drinks, similar to what we do downtown at the market, and pastries—croissants, cookies, Danishes, muffins, donuts.” […]

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