The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County has slowed in the past two weeks, with just 10 more reported in the past week, according to state data. The county’s total since March is now 192.
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McFarland Clinic, Iowa’s largest physician-owned, multi-specialty clinic, this afternoon called for universal masking in all public areas in the communities it serves, including businesses and schools and social gatherings.
The positivity rate of coronavirus tests will be the primary factor in deciding whether Iowa schools will hold in-person classes full or part time, or whether schools will temporarily switch to online learning, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.
The City of Carroll Parks and Recreation Department was notified Monday that an individual in the third and fourth grade boys baseball league has tested positive for COVID-19, Carroll City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver said.
There are seven new reports of confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past day, which takes the total reported cases since March to 170.
Local health officials reported 12 more confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County this afternoon, which brings the total cases in the county to 161.
Residents visiting Carroll’s City Hall, public library and police department will need to wear a mask beginning today.
Gov. Kim Reynolds said schools must provide in-person learning for at least half the instruction time for students this fall, with some exceptions.
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People are tired of worrying about the new coronavirus, and that — combined with a relatively low number of confirmed infections in Carroll County — is causing many local residents to ignore the advice of health experts about how to stem the spread of it.
Carroll County Public Health has a series of criteria it will monitor while choosing when to relax visitation restrictions at assisted-living facilities and nursing homes.
A long-term care facility for older residents in Buena Vista County desperately sought nurses and certified nursing assistants last week after several of its residents were infected by the new coronavirus.
Seven Scranton Manufacturing employees have confirmed coronavirus infections, and six more are self-isolating at home because they are potentially infected, according to company officials.
There have been at least 30 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County since Wednesday, when the state expanded testing in the area.
Editor's note at 3:25 p.m: Since this article published the state's coronavirus website has reported a further three cases for Carroll County.
Public pools can allow all types of recreational swimming starting Friday, but it likely will be at least another week until most local pools fully reopen.
The Iowa State Fair is canceled this year due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the fair’s board of directors decided in an 11-to-2 vote Wednesday afternoon.
Carroll and Crawford counties will be home to two of five new Test Iowa sites recently announced to help identify COVID-19 cases.
Test Iowa will further expand access to COVID-19 testing with new sites opening this week, including two tied to St. Anthony Regional Hospital, one at the hospital in Carroll and the other at St. Anthony’s clinic in Denison.
Buena Vista County had about 100 more confirmed new coronavirus cases in recent days, which solidified its role as the most-infected county in Iowa per capita, according to state data.
Hand sanitizer was available and stickers read “thanks for practicing social distancing” at the First United Methodist Church polling location in Carroll for the primary election today — the first local election of the new coronavirus pandemic.
About 20,000 Iowa residents who can't afford rent or mortgage payments for their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic will get money from the state to help make those payments.
There are 555 confirmed coronavirus cases at a Tyson Foods meat-processing facility in Storm Lake, which marks the latest outbreak at such a facility in Iowa, according to state health officials.
Buena Vista County had a one-day spike of 417 new confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday — which makes it the most-infected county per capita in Iowa — but state officials said they are unsure whether there is an outbreak at a meat-processing facility in Storm Lake, the county's seat.
As the number of confirmed new coronavirus cases trends downward in Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds said today that people will be allowed to gather in groups of greater than 10 starting June 1.
Carroll County has one more confirmed coronavirus case — which takes its total to eight — and Crawford County recorded its second death associated with the virus, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.
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Gov. Kim Reynolds will allow movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums and wedding reception venues to reopen Friday, and pools can offer swimming lessons and lap swimming, according to her Wednesday proclamation.
The total number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in Carroll County is two fewer after state health officials "reassigned cases to other counties based on investigation results," according to Nicole Schwering, the county's public health director.
Carroll County has its ninth new coronavirus case, and Crawford County now has a total of 384, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported today.
Families enthusiastically demonstrated love and support of moms, grandmothers and great-grandmothers as well as the other residents at Regency Park in a 15- to 20-vehicle parade around the nursing home and rehabilitation center on Monday afternoon, May 11 — the day after Mother’s Day.
The masks people wear to limit the spread of the new coronavirus cause challenges for a particular section of the population that depends on seeing others’ lips.