Here's the latest updates about the coronavirus and its impact on the Quad-Cities.

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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).

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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.

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