Tag Archives: Covid-19 in Iowa

It’s The Masks, Stupid

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2020 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The Prairie Progressive is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to The Prairie Progressive, Box 1945, … Continue reading

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300 Iowa Doctors Sign Letter To Reynolds Urging Statewide Face Covering Mandate

Complete statement and list of signatures: https://aprescriptionforiowa.org/ Dear Governor Reynolds, In light of emerging evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of face covering use by the general public in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, we strongly urge you to enforce a … Continue reading

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Petition To Kim Reynolds: Return Local Control To School Districts

Click on the image or follow the link to sign the petition. https://www.change.org/p/governor-kim-reynolds-demand-that-governor-reynolds-return-autonomy-to-the-districts-for-return-to-learn Governor Kim Reynolds must rescind her July 17th proclamation which took autonomy away from the districts and mandated that all Iowa school children return to in-person learning … Continue reading

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Rep. Axne, Iowans Speak Up for Seniors Amid Pandemic

This just in from Progress Iowa: Rep. Cindy Axne, Iowans Speak Up for Seniors Amid Pandemic Coronavirus, Poor Leadership from Gov. Reynolds Reveals Struggles in Care Centers (Des Moines, Iowa) — Thursday, Rep. Cindy Axne, Glenn Hurst, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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Theresa Greenfield Leads Joni Ernst In New Poll

Over the weekend, amidst the ongoing pandemic and the #BLM nationwide protests, a new poll was released showing Democrat Theresa Greenfield ahead of Republican Joni Ernst by two points in the race for U.S. Senate. This is within the margin … Continue reading

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‘This is a potential public health disaster:’

COVID-19 results from TestUtah.com are raising questions (The above 2 lines together make up a headline from Thursday’s Salt Lake Tribune) If the name “TestUtah” seems to ring a bell that may be because Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, was so … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa: “AskAshton”

Iowans Can Now #AskAshton Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> Thu 4/30/2020 10:13 AM For Immediate Release: April 30, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Ignored by Gov. Reynolds, Iowans Can Now #AskAshton Progress Iowa launches AskAshton.org, calls upon Iowans to contact the one person Gov. Reynolds … Continue reading

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Iowa Not Ready To Open With Peak Still 2-3 Weeks Away

COVID-19: Is Now the Right Time to Open the State?  Governor Reynolds started to loosen the public health measures being used to stop the spread of COVID-19 this week. Even though we all want to re-open our economy and get … Continue reading

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Do This On Earth Day April 22

Action alert from CCI: Eighteen organizations have joined CCI in calling on Governor Reynolds to institute an immediate 6 month moratorium on factory farms to stop public health risks and environmental degradation brought by the factory farm industry. Women’s International … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Data Projections For Iowa

UPDATE:  The following numbers have changed since this was posted. Please check the Covid19.healthdata.org site for current numbers. Covid19.healthdata.org gathers data and makes projections per state.  According to their model, Iowa is 17 days away from peak resource use on … Continue reading

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