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Researchers used cellphone data to show how people move during the pandemic. Scott County residents aren't staying at home.
The life-altering challenge that is the new coronavirus can present even greater problems for those with intellectual disabilities.
DAVENPORT — The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disability Region board voted unanimously Wednesday to continue paying for services from the Robert Young Center even though those services have been modified to meet state and federal guidelines to ensure worker safety and to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Scott County Jail has released dozens of inmates over the last 10 days in an attempt to protect higher-risk individuals and staff, as well as create more space as officials brace for the effects of COVID-19.
President Donald Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in the state of Iowa and has ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the coronavirus pandemic that began on Jan. 20 and is continuing.
There is clear evidence of community transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the Quad-City metro area — not much yet, but it’s here. Since my last letter, a lot has changed locally, nationally and globally. The recommendations and requirements for social distancing interventions are greatly expanded and I certainly don’t need to list them here — you are living them — but I can’t get a beer and a tenderloin in Lindsay Park (that’s what the East Village was called when I was a kid).