Health Care

Lawmakers, please don’t lose momentum on mental health

The past two months have been stressful for all Iowans, particularly for children and families and that has put stress on our mental health...

Two Iowa kids show signs of rare COVID-19 illness

Two Iowa children may have a rare, inflammatory disease related to COVID-19, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. The department received a report...

Reynolds: Iowa will take additional steps if COVID-19 resurgence happens

If parts of Iowa experience a “significant” resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the state will take additional mitigation efforts to target those spots, Gov. Kim...

Lawmaker seeks oversight review of Test Iowa program

A state lawmaker asked legislative leaders Thursday to convene an oversight panel to review the performance of a contractor hired to expand COVID-19 testing...

Reynolds acknowledges Test Iowa glitches, says it can now ramp up

Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday that the $26 million Test Iowa program, which has yet to perform the anticipated number of COVID-19 tests, will...

The consequences of early reopening won’t appear for weeks, disease expert...

Iowa is reopening too early, but the public won’t see the consequences until weeks from now because of COVID-19’s incubation period, warns an infectious...

Patient-safety regulations remain suspended as Iowa and other states reopen

With nursing homes now accounting for one-third of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., state and federal officials are continuing to hold in suspension...

Reynolds reopens more Iowa businesses, says hospitals are prepared

Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that Iowa hospitals are prepared to manage COVID-19 cases as she reopens hair and nail salons, barber shops and...

From hospital, Justice Ginsburg slams Trump birth control rules

WASHINGTON — Hospitalization for a gallbladder condition didn’t stop U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from assailing the Trump administration’s birth control rules...

UI epidemiologist: Iowa is reopening too soon and risking COVID-19 spread

Iowans in 77 counties now have freedom from significant COVID-19 restrictions, allowing them to dine out at their favorite restaurants or pick up new...
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