Archbishop Michael Jackels of Dubuque has issued a statement to help answer questions eastern Iowa Catholics may have about whether they may, in good conscience, receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Janssen pharmaceuticals companies of Johnson & Johnson.
The Iowa legislature’s first major deadline has passed, effectively killing dozens of bills that didn’t make it past a full committee. One bill that did survive the cut is looking at altering the state’s bottle bill from 1978.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for the first 24-7 Mental Health Access Center in Linn County. It will allow immediate access for people who are in crisis and need help whether it be thoughts of suicide or a substance use issue.
An email KCRG-TV9′s i9 Investigative Unit received shows the Iowa Department of Public Health only alerted county health departments it was expanding eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccinations 8-minutes before the announcement was made.
Jim Nelson has been in a nursing home, unable to see his wife Gina due to the pandemic. On Thursday, they were both at UnityPoint Health - Trinity Hospital and finally got to see each other just a few days after their anniversary.