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"When can I get the COVID vaccine?" Many Iowans are asking this question. And while there are seemingly more unknowns than answers, here's what we know right now. ...

AMES - Iowa State men's basketball coach Steve Prohm was watching the Texas-Texas Tech game on Wednesday, since his own game against Kansas State was postponed due to the Wildcats' COVID-19 problems. ...

Iowa on Friday reported 1,317 new COVID-19 cases and six new confirmed deaths. ...

U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, who has repeatedly called for targeted pandemic relief, is taking a wait-and-see approach to President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan. ...

State public health officials say they will begin to vaccinate the next priority group of Iowans against the novel coronavirus by Feb. 1, shifting from front-line health care workers to other populations that face high risk for exposure to and severe illness from the virus. ...

Iowa passes 300,000 COVID-19 cases

Thursday, January 14, 2021

More than 300,000 Iowans have tested positive for COVID-19 since last March when the virus first appeared in Iowa. ...

Iowa's scheduled home men's basketball game against Michigan State Thursday night has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues within the Michigan State program. ...

IOWA CITY - Since the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' thousands of unionized health care workers last bargained with the state Board of Regents for better compensation and workplace conditions, they've endured unparalleled demands of a historic pandemic and want that reflected in ...

Iowa is nearing the 300,000 mark in COVID-19 cases as the virus continues to spread across the state and country. ...

CEDAR RAPIDS - Limited supplies of vaccines against the novel coronavirus have hampered local efforts to quickly inoculate all front-line health care workers - meaning it could be months before every individual in the first two phases of the vaccine distribution plan receives their doses. ...

Here is the list of populations who qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine under Phase 1B of the state's distribution plan:. Individuals aged 75 years and older ...

Older adults, those with underlying medical conditions and certain essential workers could receive the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the beginning of next month, state officials say. ...

Iowa on Tuesday reported 1,200 new coronavirus cases and 83 deaths related to the virus. ...

As officials continue the effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine across the state, how will Iowans know they qualify for a vaccine? ...

Two weeks before the start of the spring semester, Iowa State University on Monday resumed on-campus COVID-19 testing and initiated a 'risk-based sampling strategy' aimed at testing 5,000 students who either live in its residence halls or are members of a sorority or fraternity. ...

More than 90,000 Iowans had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Monday, public health officials reported, nearly a month after the first inoculations in the state were given Dec. 14. ...

Unemployed Iowans are expected to begin receiving Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation benefits the week of Jan. 18, Iowa Workforce Development said in a news release Monday. ...

Update: The state announced Tuesday updated vaccination guidelines for older Iowans, with the priority groups being age 75 and older, those with medical conditions and essential workers in the next rollout. Read more here. ...

The number of patients being treated in Iowa hospitals for COVID-19 declined again Sunday, but has yet to drop even to worst level of last summer's surge. ...

Iowa recorded 1,899 new positive cases for the novel coronavirus as of 11 a.m. Saturday for the 24-hour period. Almost 13 percent of those new cases - 244 - were children under the age of 18. ...

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Health Care is continuing to recruit volunteers to participate in another large COVID-19 vaccine trial as worsening pandemic conditions indicate clear need for more vaccination options according to UIHC Executive Dean Patricia Winokur. ...

Iowa on Friday reported 2,057 new coronavirus cases and 59 confirmed deaths. ...

IOWA CITY - State officials have denied a request from the Iowa City school district to continue with online instruction for another two weeks. ...

As reporters continue to cover the ongoing pandemic, The Gazette wants to make sure our readers are informed about the new COVID-19 vaccines and have the information they need as its distributed across the state. ...

DES MOINES - Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday lifted spectator limits for sporting and recreational events, including at high school events. ...

Iowa on Thursday reported 1,864 new coronavirus cases and five deaths. ...

WASHINGTON - As the U.S. Treasury rushes to distribute second stimulus payments, many Americans learned this week they will not receive the $600 until they file their 2020 tax return, a delay threatening additional hardship. ...