Here's the latest updates about the coronavirus and its impact on the Quad-Cities.
Amid pandemic, municipal life carries on. Pothole crews are still on the streets. Police officers are still out in the community. Fire fighters are working hard to serve the city.
But now is not the time to let up on social distancing, experts say.
Similar to Deere & Co., Arconic is continuing its operations in the Quad-Cities after it was labeled essential critical infrastructure by the federal government last week.
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.
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).
A Department of the Army civilian who works at the Rock Island Arsenal tested positive for COVID-19.
FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Iowa to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.
Construction on the new Interstate 74 bridge has come to a halt after at least one worker tested positive for COVID-19, according to a union working on bridge construction.
“At first, people were reluctant to believe it was happening. As time’s gone on, most people have become believers."