Dr. Tony Myers, vice president of system quality, risk and medical affairs with Mercy Medical Center, says the hospital was seeing 20-30% of COVID-19 hospitalizations be fully-vaccinated people. In the last 10-15 days, those numbers have gone down to 5-10%, and he credits boosters shots.
Third grade teachers at St. Matthew Catholic School read “Balloons Over Broadway” by Melissa Sweet to their classes, then designed a project for students to make, inspired by the famous balloons themselves.
Hunter Companies, based in Cedar Rapids, was previously under contract to purchase and redevelop the 51-acre property at corner of Edgewood Road NE and 42nd Street NE. The plan was for a mixed-use development.
The bill gives Iowa $3.4 billion to repair highways, $482 million to repair bridges, $638 Million to improve water infrastructure, $300 million for public transportation,$120 million to upgrade airports and at least $100 million to expand broadband in the state.