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Jun22

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Reynolds talks about mental health bill Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recently signed a bill that would shift mental health funding from property taxes onto the state. Gov. Reynolds says Iowa was the only state in the country that funded mental health through a property tax levy. Gov. Reynolds

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Jun21

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Iowa news Iowa Poll: Democrats and women are more likely to fear another COVID-19 wave than Republicans and men Most Iowans are confident the pandemic will keep fading, but Democrats and women are more likely than Republicans and men to say they fear we still could see another coronavirus spike,

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Jun17

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Iowa news Mental health care advocates celebrate shift in services’ funding mechanism Friederich Burson said he has benefited from the help offered by a nonprofit youth support services organization, and his hope is that a new state law will help others in similar need. Burson, a 17-year-old from Sioux City,

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Jun16

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Iowa news Vaccine demand continues to decrease in Iowa, especially in rural counties Demand for COVID-19 vaccines continues to lag in Iowa, especially in the state’s rural counties. Vaccination rates in southern and northwestern Iowa trail those in more urban areas. In some counties, fewer than one in three residents

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Jun14

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Iowa news   Iowa’s COVID-19 recovery ranks fastest in nation Iowa’s COVID-19 recovery is the quickest in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released last week. The Center Square reports Iowa ranked first in the nation, earning a total score of 75.25 out of possible 100. WalletHub compared all 50 states

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Jun10

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Iowa news 33K vaccine doses are expiring in Iowa Around 33,000 Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine doses will expire in Iowa this month, state health officials said yesterday. Less than half of the state is vaccinated and vaccine demand has plummeted in recent weeks. Nearly 51,500 doses were given April

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Jun09

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Iowa news Iowa’s nursing homes are still experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks. But the impact of the virus has not been as fatal. Iowa’s nursing homes are still grappling with the COVID-19 virus — but the battle is not devastating the now largely vaccinated residents the way it did earlier in the

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Jun08

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Iowa news Yearlong project aims to improve Iowa’s COVID-19 vaccination rates ‘one step at a time’ University of Iowa researchers and public health groups have received a $500,000 federal grant to find ways to improve the COVID-19 vaccination rates in Iowa’s smallest communities. The yearlong project will focus on 17

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Jun07

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Iowa news Editorial: Vaccines don’t cause infertility; they will help ensure you’re alive to reproduce, Iowa doctor says Register editorial writer Andie Dominick caught up again with Dr. Tom Benzoni, a local emergency room physician. We have interviewed him several times since the coronavirus pandemic hit Iowa. Here are excerpts

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Jun03

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news New reported COVID cases dip below 100 per day in Iowa for first time in more than a year For the first time since April 2020, Iowa is averaging fewer than 100 new reported coronavirus infections per day, and there are fewer than 100 Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19.

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