Month: April 2020

Page: 78

The Iowa Board of Medicine met in emergency session by telephone this morning, unanimously passing a resolution asking the governor to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order. “The concern is that individuals or people are not fully complying with the recommendations for self-isolation,” says Kent Nebel, the board’s executive director, “and that is increasing the risks […]

Doctors from the University of Iowa Hospitals say they are ready if there is a surge of people who would need coronavirus treatment in the intensive care unit. Doctor Brooks Jackson says the postponement of elective surgeries helps in their ability to handle such patients. “The good news is, even with normal everyday capacity — […]

State public health officials have drawn up a map that divides the state into six sections. They’re tracking COVID-19 developments in each area. The Iowa Press Citizen obtained the point system being used to determine if or when Governor Reynolds issues a shelter-in-place order. Dr. Caitlin Pedati, the State Medical Director, said a key factor […]

State public health officials have drawn up a map that divides the state into six sections. They’re tracking COVID-19 developments in each area. The Iowa Press Citizen obtained the point system being used to determine if or when Governor Reynolds issues a shelter-in-place order. Dr. Caitlin Pedati, the State Medical Director, said a key factor […]

Iowa Workforce Development has seen more than 100,000 unemployment claims in the last two weeks, but everyone who has been laid off or lost their job might not have filed. IWD deputy director, Ryan West, encourages anyone impacted by COVID-19 to file. “You don’t want to delay — you want to get that done now. […]

Eight Iowa State University students were invited back to the closed campus to churn out plastic face shields for health care workers. They’re using 3-D printers in the computation and construction lab that Iowa State architecture professor Shelby Doyle oversees. “If there’s a silver lining to this, it’s that we have a moment where all […]

Adult Swim(LOS ANGELES) — The final five episodes of the fourth season of the beloved, Emmy-winning animated series Rick and Morty kick off Sunday night at 11:30 p.m., Adult Swim has announced in a new trailer. For the uninitiated, the show stars the voices of co-creator Justin Roiland as both lead characters: Rick, a brilliant, substance-abusing sociopath scientist, and Morty, his […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Oprah Winfrey has ponied up big time to try to help those battling the COVID-19 pandemic, to the tune of ten million bucks. She revealed on Instagram that she’ll give a million-dollar donation to the charity America’s Food Fund (AFF), and nine million dollars will be distributed to various coronavirus relief organizations.  AFF was launched […]

Credit: Scott Garfield. © 2019 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved.(LOS ANGELES) — For fans eager to feel the need for speed with Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick, you’re going to have to wait a little longer.  The long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit had already been bumped a year to June 23, 2020, to accommodate the […]

Michael Yarish/Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — One of the pivotal props on Full House was the Tanner family couch, situated in the center of the household’s living room by the front door.  For those curious as to what happened to it following the show’s finale can rest easy knowing that it was John Stamos who took it. The actor, who played […]


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