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OUT OF STATE NURSES COMING TO HELP IOWA FACILITIES

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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the state has contracted with 104 out-of-state nurses to work in Iowa hospitals through the end of the month.

80 of the nurses have already reported on the job in the state.

Iowa is also providing a 30-day supply of face masks, gowns and gloves to all 432 Iowa nursing homes, at no charge.

The state website shows more than 57-hundred nursing home residents and staff have active Covid infections, with Covid outbreaks at 141 facilities.
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