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5/28/20 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

5/28/20 COVID-19 Press Briefing

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Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

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Test Iowa Site Update

Update on Test Iowa site in Black Hawk County

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5/21/20 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

5/21/20 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

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Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits summer school activities, including baseball and softball, to resume on June 1. And effective this Friday, May 22, Movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums, and wedding reception venues will be permitted to reopen with appropriate public health measures in place. Swimming pools will also be permitted to reopen for lap swimming and swimming lessons. Governor Reynolds also announced that next Thursday, May 28, bars and other alcohol-related establishments that have been limited to carryout and delivery will be permitted to reopen for indoor or outdoor seating. These establishments will follow the same public health measures that restaurants have been implementing for the past several weeks.

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5/18/2020 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

The 5/18/20 press briefing focused on local businesses.

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5/14/20 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

5/14/20 Local COVID-19 EOC Press Briefing

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Guidance for Re-opening of Black Hawk County Restaurants.

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Cosmetology Arts and Sciences and the Checklist

Cosmetology Arts and Sciences and the Checklist

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Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. These changes are effective at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15. The proclamation permits salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate public health measures in place. It also permits restaurants (but not bars), fitness centers, libraries, and race tracks to reopen in the 22 counties where they have remained closed.

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