This Week's E-Edition
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.
The Jones County Board of Health approved a proclamation at its Sept. 25 meeting strongly encouraging the wearing of masks in public. The proclamation is not a mandate and does not include enforcement mechanisms or penalties for not wearing masks.
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a policy change Sept. 29 to make it easier for Iowa students, teachers and business workers exposed to someone with COVID-19 to avoid a two-week quarantine, despite increasing cases across the state.
The ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 within the walls of the Dubuque County-owned long-term-care center has removed so many caregivers from rotations that administration is having to look outward for help.
- Two compete for Jones County auditor position
- Cascade Elementary wins business of the year award
- Cougars fall short at RVC Tournament
- Cougars shine at RVC Meet
- Cougars shutout Beavers, 55-0
- Cascade’s ‘defacto historian’ recalls his past
- Couple founded Kerp's to 'fill a need'
- Dubuque County health officials begin asking smaller cities to mandate masks as COVID-19 cases surge