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Spring ahead this weekend

It might seem too soon, but it will be time to “spring ahead” this weekend with Daylight Saving Time. The change happens at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, the second Sunday of March. While we lose an hour of sleep, we “gain” an hour of daylight. While much of the snow has melted in […]

Iowa removes data website as state appro...

Iowa is no longer tracking COVID-19 outbreaks at nursing homes and has ended reporting of deaths and other information on its coronavirus website. The state also discovered 6,700 COVID-19 positive test results dating back to March 2020 that had not been previously reported. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, those test results were […]

More than one-quarter of Iowa nursing ho...

Outbreaks of COVID-19 at Iowa nursing homes continue to escalate, even as the state prepares to end data reporting on two websites as its disaster emergency expires. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced Feb. 3 that the state’s Public Health Disaster Emergency Proclamation will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. Reynolds said in […]