As the winter season approaches, many area families are rushing to get repairs done to their homes from the August derecho, and a local non profit organization is helping the families who can't afford it.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has taken steps to accommodate whichever COVID-19 vaccine candidate they get. They formed a committee a couple months ago to plan for a vaccine, including how they would store it. Chief Pharmacy Officer with UIHC Mike Brownlee says there were some logistics to figure out.
Iowa has reached another COVID-19 related milestone as 4,359 additional people were reported to have tested positive for the virus on Friday. That brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to more than 200,000.
Center Point-Urbana Community Schools District was the only school district TV9 reached out to, who said it will not use the updated close contact definition from Linn County, which is used by the CDC. It will continue to use the state definition.
After an update to a wrongful death lawsuit against Tyson Foods and Tyson Fresh Meats in Waterloo, the company says it is independently investigating and has taken action against several individuals mentioned in the lawsuit.
A Thanksgiving buffer is what Waterloo and Cedar Falls Schools are hoping to get. They teamed up to move all classes remote for two days before and three days after Thanksgiving. The idea is if students and staff do get COVID-19 over the holiday, they have time to know it before stepping back in a classroom.