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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, March 27, 2020

2 More Cases in Dubuque County, 56 More Cases and 2 More Deaths in Iowa

Friday, March 27, Update


2 More Cases in Dubuque County, 56 More Cases and 2 More Deaths in Iowa The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 56 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, including two in Dubuque County, for a total of 235 positive cases in Iowa. There have been 8 positive cases confirmed in Dubuque County.

There has been a total of 3,740 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. According to IDPH, two Iowans with COVID-19 passed away last night, one elderly adult (81+ years) from Poweshiek County and one older adult (61-80 years) from Allamakee County. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths in Iowa to three. For the full announcement, visit: https://governor.iowa.gov/press-release/additional-covid-19-cases-in-iowa-2-additional-deaths-confirmed-reynolds-holds-press

‘COVID-19 in Iowa’ WebsiteThe Iowa Governor’s Office recently launched a new website with additional details on COVID-19 in Iowa including the current status of cases in Iowa, hospitalization and recovery data, maps, FAQs, and resources about the coronavirus response in Iowa. Visit the COVID-19 in Iowa site at https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/ 

CNA AssistanceCertified nursing assistants (CNA) interested in assisting acute or long-term care facilities that may become overwhelmed during the COVID-19 response due to loss of staff because of illness, are asked to register on i-SERVE. For more information, please visit https://dia.iowa.gov/about/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

Expanded Hours for Dubuque VNA Call CenterThe Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is expanding the hours of its call center.  In addition to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, staff will answer calls/messages on Saturdays and Sundays between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.  To access this service, please call 563.556.6200.

March 27 Dubuque County Public Health COVID-19 Video Updatehttps://youtu.be/kbXc9esdY1k



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MEDIA CONTACT:
Randy Gehl, Public Information Officer
rgehl@cityofdubuque.org


This message is from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team, which includes staff from the from the Dubuque County Health DepartmentCity of Dubuque Health DepartmentDubuque County Emergency Management Agency, and the Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association.
 
Please do not reply to this message.  If you would like additional information on this issue, please visit https://dubuquecounty.org/health-department/covid-19/

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