This Week's E-Edition
The level of community spread of COVID-19 in Jones County has increased significantly this week, and has now reached a 14-day positivity rate of 15.1%. This is the highest positivity rate to date for Jones County since the start of the pandemic.
The Dubuque County Board of Health on Tuesday night removed language from a proposed countywide mask mandate that required businesses to turn away customers not complying with the rule.
The Dubuque County recorder Oct. 22 urged residents to stay away from county buildings due to a COVID-19 “outbreak” among staff as he issued scathing rebukes of other department heads.
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb both in Dubuque and outside of it, Dubuque County’s public health officials have started communicating directly with the leaders of its smaller cities to see if they would consider local mask mandates.
Area essential workers, including law enforcement, health care workers and child care providers, now can obtain free mental health resources amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Extensive community spread of COVID-19 in Jones County
- Dubuque County election official issues advisory on polling place security
- Heart & Soul presents value statement
- Early plans for new library building slowly advance
- Three Cougars advance to state
- Denver edges Cascade, 21-19
- Hudson ends Cascade’s season
- Dubuque County health board revises business piece of mask mandate proposal