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Phased Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines

  Have questions about the planned COVID-19 vaccination rollout? We encourage you to review the Phased Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines slide deck, which details the goals of the COVID-19 vaccine program, considerations as we balance these goals, and a framework...

Demo Day of Testing Yields Important Results

January 11, 2021 - Project Better Together hosted a local testing site on Friday, January 8 as part of Corteva Agriscience’s Demo Day of Free COVID testing. This was funded as part of a grant with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Asymptomatic area residents...

Webinar: State of the Community – COVID-19 Vaccine

Project Better Together presented this webinar on Wednesday, December 2 at 1:30 pm with local business leaders and health officials as they discuss plans for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination. Hear from: Dr. Mike Brownlee, Associate Director and Chief Pharmacy...

Adopt-a-Health-Care-Worker

(Iowa City, IA) – December 1, 2020 – Health care workers in Johnson County have been working tirelessly to care for our community during the pandemic. Many have made personal sacrifices, including isolating themselves from family and friends, to keep their patients...

During This Season of Appreciation, Unite – but Do Not Gather

Even in this strange and difficult year, we are about to enter the season of appreciation. With Thanksgiving around the corner, we join all Eastern Iowans in giving thanks for all that we are blessed with. Yet we know that for so many this year there has been much...

Webinar – State of the Community: COVID Rising

On November 10, 2020, as cases continue to rise in Johnson County and beyond, leaders from the Corridor gathered virtually to discuss what you can do to stay safe and stay informed with the upcoming holiday season. Panelists: • Suresh Gunasekaran, CEO, University of...

Holiday Shopping Campaign Launched

Project Better Together Announces Holiday Shopping Campaign (Iowa City, IA) – November 9, 2020 – A unique holiday shopping campaign launches today in Johnson County, designed to continue the call to support local businesses by shopping local. An initiative of Project...

Campaign Generates $823,870 in Local Economic Impact

-Project Better Together team announces local economic impact from shop local campaign (Iowa City, IA) - October 29, 2020 - The Project Better Together team announced the results of the highly successful Holding Our Own shop local incentive campaign that ended on...

Landlord Summit to Kick Off Virtual Series

Preventing Eviction & Foreclosures in Our Community: House Security When Needed Most is the first in a series of online learning events. This 1-hour information session on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Noon will help make that possible so we can help keep a roof...

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