Latest COVID Related News & Updates

City of Coralville Proclamation- COVID-19 Prevention Initiative

During Tuesday's city council meeting, Coralville Mayor John Lundell issued a proclamation about COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Lundell is asking that individuals wear face masks and practice social distancing and asking for businesses to comply with these...

Mayor issues face covering order for City of Iowa City

Mayor Bruce Teague has issued an order that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, every person in the City of Iowa City must wear a face covering when in a public place. The order, issued on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, states that a face covering that covers the nose and...

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Public Health Proclamation

Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency, and taking a number of actions to advance Iowa's Return-to-Learn strategy. The proclamation directs all state agencies, school districts, and local governments to focus...

BIPOC & Immigrant Business Grant Now Available

Project Better Together has partnered with the Community Foundation of Johnson County to assist in the administration of the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and Immigrant Owned Business Grant. Applications open Monday,  July 6th, and close on Monday, July 27th....

Video Series on COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

The Congolese Health Partnership, in collaboration with the Prevention Research Center at the University of Iowa, has put together a video series on COVID-19 frequently asked questions based on what we have been hearing in our refugee and immigrant communities. These...

Help the Iowa City Area Hold Our Own in Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

Johnson County, Iowa has seen a rapid uptick in positive COVID-19 cases in recent weeks following the full reopening of Iowa’s economy. As a result, local leaders who have volunteered to be part of the Project Better Together Steering Committee, are recommending that...

Iowa Workforce Development offers FREE Online Professional Courses

Iowa Workforce Development has partnered with Coursera to offer free online learning opportunities to Iowans during the pandemic. Coursera is an online learning platform with over 4,300 courses available from a variety of academic institutions and organizations...

Webinar – State of the Community: Project Better Together

Today's live webinar with community leaders discusses Project Better Together – a public/private/non-profit joint initiative to help our community recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a transformed future with greater economic diversity, growth,...

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