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BREAKING: Quad-Cities Evictions Halted: CDC Stops Evictions In Areas With ‘Substantial’ And ‘High’ Covid Transmission

August 5th, 2021
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Evictions Halted: CDC Stops Evictions In Areas With 'Substantial' And 'High' Covid Transmission

BREAKING NEWS: Quad-Citians worried about the expiring eviction order at the end of July got a reprieve today from the CDC, which issued an order halting all evictions in areas of “substantial” and “high” covid transmission rates until at least October. Rock Island County is in the “substantial” zone and Scott County is in the “high” zone, meaning the entire Quad-Cities area and surrounding rural areas are covered. The CDC released the following statement today: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of... Read More

BREAKING: All Iowans May Be Eligible For Covid Vaccine In April

March 17th, 2021
BREAKING: All Iowans May Be Eligible For Covid Vaccine In April

BREAKING NEWS: All Iowans could be eligible to get the covid-19 vaccine as early as April 5, if all goes according to plan, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said in a virtual press conference this afternoon. Reynolds said she talked to President Biden’s covid transition team on Tuesday, at which point they said vaccine production was going to be ramping up in the coming weeks, allowing states to be able to begin scheduling potential times for vaccines. Reynolds also addressed computer problems the state had been having with its covid data base and said they had been fixed, and should not impact... Read More

UPDATED: Illinois Covid Mitigations Will Be In Place For At Least Two To Three More Weeks

December 1st, 2020
UPDATED: Illinois Covid Mitigations Will Be In Place For At Least Two To Three More Weeks

UPDATED: Illinois will remain under tier 3 covid mitigations for at least two to three more weeks, and could elevate to a more restrictive level if numbers get worse, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said during his press conference today. Illinois covid numbers leapt back up after a few days of numbers getting better. After yesterday’s report of just 6,190 new cases, today’s report listed 12,542 new cases in Illinois and 125 new deaths over the past 24 hours. It should be noted that today marks six days from “Blackout Wednesday,” that traditional unofficial day of inebriation... Read More

UPDATED: Iowa At “Critical” Level, High Risk of “100 Percent Infection Rate” For Covid-19

November 25th, 2020
UPDATED: Iowa At "Critical" Level, High Risk of "100 Percent Infection Rate" For Covid-19

UPDATED: Iowa covid-19 numbers are soaring to record rates, on pace for a “100 percent infection rate” for the state, according to numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Covid Act Now, a not-for-profit data aggregation center affiliated with the medical departments of Harvard, Stanford and Georgetown Universities. “COVID cases are exponentially growing and/or Iowa’s COVID preparedness is significantly below international standards,” according to Covid Act Now. “Over the last week, Iowa has averaged 3,599... Read More

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Tests Positive For Covid-19

November 16th, 2020
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Tests Positive For Covid-19

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, has tested positive for coronavirus, she posted Monday on Twitter. “I am experiencing mild symptoms, but still feel well. I have been in contact with my medical provider and, per CDC guidance, am self-isolating,” she tweeted. “Consistent with medical advice, I will be working remotely from my home in Illinois until cleared by my physician,” Bustos, 59, wrote. “All individuals that I had been in contact with have been notified. Across the country and the Congressional District I serve, COVID case numbers are skyrocketing.” “We must all continue to... Read More

Royal Neighbors Urges Everyone To Try a Little Kindness

October 12th, 2020
Royal Neighbors Urges Everyone To Try a Little Kindness

Royal Neighbors of America boasts a long, impressive legacy of doing good. And as it celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, the Rock Island-based, women-led life insurer and fraternal organization is continuing that history in a special way. To celebrate all the ways we can continue to make a difference in our own neighborhoods, Royal Neighbors has launched a 125 Random Acts of Kindness campaign. During October, November, and December, the company is encouraging its 215,000-plus members (and the general public) to do one purposeful, kind thing for someone else. “It won’t cost you much,... Read More