A day after being sworn in, President Joe Biden is rolling out a national strategy to fight COVID-19, reopen the nation's schools and restart the U.S. economy. His plan calls for an expansion of coronavirus testing, accelerated vaccine distribution and new action to prepare for future biological threats. The plan is tied to a $1.9 trillion plan that Biden unveiled last week to combat the pandemic.
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A delivery driver was taken to the hospital after she was attacked by two dogs that escaped their yard in LaPorte City on Wednesday.
Meatpacking workers at Tyson are among the first in Iowa expected to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to state guidance released Tuesday.
Workers will get incentive bonuses for getting the first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The vaccines will be offered to some pharmacists, dental office workers, paramedics, Waterloo and Cedar Falls firefighters and school nurses.
The letter, sent via email, was obtained by The Courier through an open records request. The document was sent to Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart and Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson.
"Your criminal history follows you ... so your only choice is somewhere like Tyson."
Workers, community advocates and long-time unionists told The Courier that the local Tyson union was largely absent during the pandemic.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said it screened 1.28 million passengers on Sunday at U.S. airports, the highest number since mid-March, when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand.
Former night manager says seven fired supervisors are "not the evil people."
Hospitals are again worried about finding enough medical workers to meet demand just as infections from the holiday season threaten to add to the burden on American health care.
A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control.
A committee put people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers next in line for COVID-19 shots.
HUDSON -- It's 3:45 a.m. on Dec. 8. The only sign of a pandemic at Hansen’s Dairy is cow-print face masks.
3:45 a.m., HUDSON — Moos, thrumming machinery and upbeat country crooners punctate the predawn darkness as dozens of Hansen’s Dairy workers mo…
Prince Charles has admitted he believes he won't be among the first group of people to be given the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination.
Front-line health care workers have been dealing with the pandemic ever since it reached Iowa in March. Almost nine months later, COVID-19 surged through Iowa at a rate never before seen. Cases quadrupled their previous high, and hospitalizations tripled their previous highest mark, in May.
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