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Iowa news 29% of new COVID cases in Iowa are kids A growing number of children are contracting the coronavirus, new state data shows. Of Iowa’s 11,723 new positive cases over the last week, 29% are age 17 and under. Another 17% were young adults, aged 18-29. The rate of

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Sep14

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa widow blames unvaccinated people for her husband’s death from ‘breakthrough’ COVID infection Gary Keplinger’s widow is furious at Americans who refuse to take COVID-19 vaccinations or wear masks in public, indoor places. Gary Keplinger, 77, of Mount Ayr, died Aug. 11 of COVID-19, although he’d been fully

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Sep13

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Opinion: Where is the Iowa that used to pull together to solve problems, like rubella? Although rubella is generally a relatively mild disease in young children, the elimination of endemic rubella in Iowa has prevented pregnant women from becoming infected. This has prevented many cases of blindness, deafness,

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Iowa news Amid high demand, experts say at-home COVID-19 testing kits not your best option Amid a high demand for COVID-19 tests in Iowa, pharmacists in the Des Moines metro area also are seeing high demand for at-home testing kits, but experts caution they may be more likely to lead

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Sep08

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa hospitals, nursing homes face widespread nursing shortage Iowa hospitals and nursing homes report a decline in nurses as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. According to a study released by the Iowa Board of Nursing, demand for nurses across the state is high and the nursing shortage is

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Sep07

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa’s ‘certificate of need’ law hampers health care access University of Iowa Health Care recently prevailed in its spat against state regulators and neighboring hospitals. After years of planning and an initial rejection, a UIHC expansion in North Liberty finally earned a state panel’s approval this past week.

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Sep01

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa has spent more than $2 million with these Utah companies for at-home COVID-19 testing Iowa has spent more than $2 million so far to fund the statewide at-home coronavirus testing program that launched in mid-July. Most of that amount has paid for a new contract with one

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Aug30

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Des Moines hospitals reimpose visitor restrictions amid COVID surge Des Moines hospitals have reimposed visitor limits as COVID-19 cases and other illnesses continue to spark a surge of patients. The Polk County Health Department announced all eight of the area’s hospitals would restrict most patients to having one

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Iowa news More than 400,000 Iowans have tested positive for COVID-19 as state reports more than 1,000 new cases per day The number of new reported COVID-19 cases in Iowa rose again during the past week as the Iowa State Fair wound down and the new school year ramped up.

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