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New coronavirus vaccines were developed and tested on expedited and unprecedented timelines of less than a year, but that shouldn’t dissuade Carroll County residents from getting the shots when they are eligible.
State lawmakers should give parents the option to send their children to school for full-time, in-person classes, Gov. Kim Reynolds said in her annual Condition of the State speech last week.
Coronavirus vaccinations at long-term care facilities began this week in Carroll County with the goal to protect the residents who are most vulnerable to serious symptoms or death if they are infected.
McFarland Clinic-Carroll, St. Anthony Clinic, and Carroll County Public Health will partner in a virtual Town Hall Meeting to give an update to area residents on the COVID-19 vaccination process.
County health officials are awaiting new supplies of coronavirus vaccines after exhausting their initial 800 doses, which largely were used in the past two weeks to inoculate healthcare workers at the county’s two hospitals and the McFarland Clinic in Carroll.
The deaths of four more Carroll County residents who were infected by the coronavirus were recently reported, which takes the county's total number of confirmed deaths to 31, according to state data.
It’s been more than nine months since the coronavirus pandemic reached Iowa, and at least one out of every 10 residents of Carroll County has been infected by it, according to state data.
There was a celebratory mood and a sense of relief Tuesday at St. Anthony Regional Hospital when the first doses of a long-awaited coronavirus vaccine were administered to doctors, nurses and others who have been on the front lines of the battle to contain the virus and heal those infected by it.
Most of Carroll County’s roughly 110 employees do not want to be injected with a vaccine to protect them from infection by the coronavirus, including about half of the staff of the county’s ambulance service.
The death of another Carroll County resident who was infected by the coronavirus was reported this past weekend, which takes the county’s total to 26, according to state data.
The government has no authority to target churches with specialized public-health restrictions that inhibit freedom of religion, even during a pandemic, Carroll County Attorney John Werden told residents of Carroll in a June letter.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced an additional allocation of CARES Act funds to support Iowa renters and homeowners at risk of eviction or foreclosure due to a COVID-19-related loss of income.
Iowans will be required to wear masks at businesses and other public buildings when they cannot keep a sufficient distance from others and are inside the buildings for at least 15 minutes, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced tonight.
Gov. Kim Reynolds will announce "new steps" to stem the spread of the coronavirus in a live speech at about 6 p.m. today, according to a press release from her office.
The Carroll County supervisors enacted a county-wide mask mandate this morning to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, although those who violate it will not face a penalty.
The Carroll County supervisors should impose a temporary, county-wide mask mandate for people in public to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, the county's board of health suggested today.
Carroll County leaders will meet Friday morning to discuss how the courthouse and county offices will operate in light of the recent statewide surge in coronavirus cases.
Masks will be required at social gatherings of more than 25 people indoors or 100 people outdoors starting at midnight, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this morning.
Carroll Area Child Care Center and Preschool, the largest childcare provider in the county, closed Friday after a significant increase of confirmed coronavirus infections among its staff members.
COON RAPIDS: He knew them by their eyes. That’s about all Wiltsie Cretsinger of Coon Rapids could see of the physicians and nurses who shepherded him through a brutal, 21-day, take-his-breath-away fight with COVID-19 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital.
The number of Carroll Community students in quarantine at home because of potential exposure to the coronavirus reached 134 this morning, the highest it's been in two months.
It has been increasingly difficult to protect older residents of long-term care facilities from the new coronavirus as its spread in the community has accelerated, according to Ed Smith, president and chief executive officer of St. Anthony Regional Hospital and its nursing home, which has an…
There are plenty of questions swirling around in relation to the coronavirus pandemic — why treatments keep changing, if doctors are misdiagnosing the virus for money, if you have to delay your wedding, if masks really work.
St. Anthony Nursing Home has 13 residents and staff with confirmed coronavirus infections, which marks the third outbreak at a long-time care facility for older residents in Carroll County, according to state data.
The number of Carroll Community School District students who have been required to quarantine at home has continued to increase, but school leaders are declining to reconsider a mask mandate that could help quell the rise.
There have been 141 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week, which reversed a recent downward trend for the county, according to state data.
Another Carroll County resident who is older than 80 years has died after being infected by the coronavirus, and the county's total number of deaths is now 13, according to county health officials.
In an effort to give Carroll County residents more information about the coronavirus pandemic, physicians from McFarland Clinic and the St. Anthony Clinic, in conjunction with staff from Carroll County Public Health, will host a virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting on Monday, November 2.
An additional Carroll County resident has died after contracting the new coronavirus, Carroll County Public Health announced Thursday. The person was between 41 and 60 years old.
Two more Carroll County residents have died after being infected by the new coronavirus, local health officials announced today, which means a total of five people have died in the past week.