The first COVID-19 related death in Benton County was announced by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday as 102 new cases, the most in a single day in Iowa, were announced to bring the total cases reported in the state to 1,048.
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Covid-19 has changed our world. Living 6 feet apart from our family members, co-workers, classmates, teammates, and neighbors to help curb the spread of the coronavirus has challenged our humanity.
University of Minnesota All-American pitcher Amber Fiser adjusted her camera before a scheduled conference call with the media. Wearing a Golden Gopher sweatshirt and with her hair up, the former Benton Bobcat looked right at home for her interview. In fact, the 2019 Big Ten Pitcher of the Y…
Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) on Monday released a joint statement with updated schedules for all spring activities slanted to begin on May 1.
Small business owners, sole proprietors, independent contractors and the self-employed are eligible for financial assistance through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which will extend as much as $349 billion in forgivable loans to enable some businesses to pay employees during the coronavirus crisis.
Gyms and fitness centers across the U.S. are closed amidst the coronavirus outbreak, but there are many exercises that can be done at home to help people who are sheltering and maintain their fitness goals. Some gyms are even offering free live-streaming classes.
Staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak can help you avoid contracting the potentially deadly pathogen. Arming your immune system and creating a natural shield by eating foods rich in essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants can help you fight off an infection, whether it is COVID-19 or other viruses and bacterium.
The societal response to the Covid-19 outbreak in the United States has led to most people practicing social distancing, and large segments of some states’ populations essentially in social isolation. Spending more time than usual indoors and away from social situations, and the lack of facetime with friends is something many people are struggling with. Time alone without that social outlet is for some people new, uncomfortable and even scary.
With the current coronavirus outbreak going on around the world, many employees are being forced to work from home to support “social distancing.” While this may come easy for some companies or employees, others might not be used to this new work environment.