FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk

(AP)-  The U.S. has moved a step closer to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to seniors and others at high risk from the virus.

The Food and Drug Administration on

Cedar Falls firefighters extinguish house fire, find body

Cedar Falls, IA (AP) — Cedar Falls firefighters responded to a house fire and found the body of a man in the home’s kitchen.

California man suspected in double killing arrested in Iowa

Windsor Heights, IA (AP) — Federal officials say a California man suspected of fatally shooting two people in Long Beach has been arrested in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa.

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Iowa leader of virus response leaving public health agency

Des Moines, IA (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health medical director and state epidemiologist is leaving the job next

UI hospitals head says virus surge leading to staff burnout

Des Moines, IA (AP) — The head of Iowa’s largest hospital says he’s worried a surge in coronavirus cases is burning out many

Iowa COVID hospitalizations hit 2021 high

Burlington, IA-  The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced a 2021 high for COVID hospitalizations.

The Des Moines Register reports that according to DPH data released Wednesday,

Reminder: Des Moines County Property Taxes due

Burlington, IA-  The Des Moines County Treasurer’s Office would like to remind residents of the impending due date for their first-half property taxes.

Those property tax payments are

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BFD conducts hazmat response drill

(Photo Credit- Burlington Fire Department) Burlington, IA-  Over the course of this past weekend the Burlington Fire Department participated in a multi-agency, county-wide railway hazmat response drill, led by representatives from BNSF and Amtrak. The […]

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