COVID-19

LOCAL EMS & FIRE DEPARTMENTS KEPT BUSY WITH COVID-19 CALLS

Area fire departments and ambulance crews have been busier than normal in the past several weeks because of COVID-19 related rescue calls. Sioux City Fire...

COVID-19 LOCAL TOTALS FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Dakota County reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total number of cases to 1622. There were two deaths reported by...

HY-VEE TO OFFER FREE COVID-19 MASKS TUESDAY MORNING

If you need a face mask to wear because of COVID-19 and have not been able to locate one, you may get one for...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR MAY 24TH

Woodbury County reported 63 new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, for a total of 2555. No other information was released by Siouxland District Health...

IOWA JOBLESS RATE REACHES DOUBLE DIGITS

Iowa's unemployment rate jumped to 10-point-two percent in April due to COVID-19 layoffs. The state's jobless rate was three-point-seven percent in March. Iowa Workforce Development Director...

HALL QUESTIONS REMOVING TEST IOWA SITE FROM SIOUX CITY

State Representative Chris Hall of Sioux City is questioning why the Test Iowa site here is being closed: OC.........public health effort. :20 The Democratic house minority...

METRO AREA COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR MAY 22ND

Woodbury County is reporting 43 new cases of coronavirus Friday, for a total of 2492. Siouxland District Health says there was one additional death, a...

FINAL DAY FOR SIOUX CITY “TEST IOWA” SITE

The Test Iowa site in Sioux City closes this (Friday) evening. Woodbury County has been a national coronavirus hot spot, but Governor Kim Reynolds says...

RICKETTS EASES MORE NEBRASKA RESTRICTIONS, BUT NOT IN DAKOTA COUNTY

Governor Pete Ricketts has issued an order to ease pandemic restrictions even further in most of Nebraska, but Dakota County will not get to...

METRO AREA COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR MAY 21ST (Update)

Woodbury County is reporting 55 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, for a total of 2449. Siouxland District Health says there were 3 additional deaths, including...

TEST IOWA RULES CHANGE AS SIOUX CITY SITE PREPARES TO CLOSE

Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the "Test Iowa" screenings for COVID-19 will be open to anyone who wants a test. OC.......and take the assessment. ;16 The...

IOWA SCHOOLS HAVE SUMMER SCHOOL OPTIONS

The director of the state Department of Education says Iowa's schools are getting a new option -- to offer on-site courses and activities this...

RIVERSIDE CASEY’S TEMPORARILY CLOSES AFTER WORKER TESTS POSITIVE

The Casey's convenience store at 1000 Riverside Blvd in Sioux City has temporarily closed because an employee there tested positive for COVID-19. A company spokesman...

SIOUX CITY WILL REOPEN MUNICIPAL FACILITIES WHEN THEY ARE SAFE AND READY

EVEN THOUGH GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS HAS GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT FOR IOWA MUSEUMS AND POOLS AMONG OTHER FACILITIES TO OPEN FRIDAY, NOT ALL CITIES...

REYNOLDS TO ALLOW MORE BUSINESSES AND FACILITIES TO RE-OPEN

Governor Reynolds has signed a new proclamation opening up more of the state of Iowa's businesses and facilities. Starting this Friday, May 22nd, several recreational...

IOWA STATE PARKS TO OPEN FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Iowa's state parks will open their facilities back up in time for the Memorial Day weekend. Kayla Lyon is the Director of the Iowa Department...

TRIPLE A WON’T RELEASE MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL FORECAST

With the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Triple-A-Iowa won't release a Memorial Day holiday weekend travel forecast for the first time in 20 years. Spokesperson...

SURVEY SHOWS NEBRASKA BUSINESSES STRUGGLE DURING PANDEMIC

Most businesses in Nebraska are dealing with impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Cathy Lang, Director of the Nebraska Business Development Center at the University of...

DAKOTA COUNTY REPORTS NO NEW CASES BUT TWO MORE DEATHS FROM COVID-19

Dakota County reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, leaving the total number of cases at 1565. Dakota County Health says two more residents...

WOODBURY COUNTY REPORTS 50 NEW COVID-19 CASES

Siouxland District Health reports an additional 50 cases of coronavirus in Woodbury County Tuesday for a total case count of 2,328. Two additional deaths were...

DAKOTA & UNION COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE

Dakota County reported an increase in new coronavirus cases on Monday Dakota County Health says there were 54 new cases, bringing that county's total to...

IOWA ADDS REAL TIME DATA TO STATE COVID-19 WEBSITE

Governor Kim Reynolds says the Iowa Health Department is updating its coronavirus website to include more new features residents have requested, including case counts...

WOODBURY COUNTY MONDAY COVID-19 STATS (Update)

Siouxland District Health reports an additional 63 cases of coronavirus in Woodbury County Monday for a total case count of 2,278. One more COVID-19 related...

SLIGHT INCREASE IN LOCAL WEEKEND COVID-19 CASES

Woodbury County reported an additional 58 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday and 46 on Saturday for a total case count of 2,215. Of these,...

PARTIAL TRAVEL “UN-BAN” DECLARED

Iowa's Department of Public Health is no longer recommending that people self-isolate for 14 days after returning home from travel outside of Iowa and...

SHIFT IN IOWA ALCOHOL SALES

It's unknown if people across the state have been drinking more alcohol as they've had to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic -- but...

CITY POLICE & SHERIFF DEPUTIES ADJUST TO COVID-19 CHALLENGES

Nearly all of the members of the Sioux City Police department who were afflicted with COVID-19 have recovered from the illness. Sgt. Jeremy McClure says...

COVID-19 CASES LEVEL OUT IN WOODBURY COUNTY & ACROSS IOWA

Siouxland District Health reports an additional 38 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Woodbury County Friday. The health department also says two more residents of the...

RICKETTS SAYS NEBRASKA DIDN’T DELAY WOODBURY MEAT PLANT EMPLOYEE TEST RESULTS

NEBRASKA GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS SAYS STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS DID NOT INTENTIONALLY DELAY REPORTING POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST RESULTS OF WORKERS WHO LIVE IN WOODBURY COUNTY...

TRI-STATE COVID-19 UPDATE INCLUDES FOUR DAKOTA COUNTY DEATHS

Siouxland District Health reports an additional 35 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Woodbury County Thursday, for a total count of 2,073. Of these, 742...
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