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University of Iowa to hold vaccine clinic for students

Grace Hamilton, News Reporter April 16, 2021

The University of Iowa will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 and April 22 in the Iowa Memorial Union’s main lounge. According to a campus-wide email...

Coronavirus 'Brazil variant' found in Johnson County

Coronavirus ‘Brazil variant’ found in Johnson County

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor April 15, 2021

One case of the "Brazil variant" of the coronavirus, also known as P.1, has been found in Johnson County, the Iowa Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday. In a press release, the Iowa Department...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

University of Iowa will continue to vaccinate campus with Pfizer and Moderna as supplies allow after canceling Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

Claire Benson, News Reporter April 14, 2021

In an email update Wednesday, the University of Iowa told campus it would continue vaccinating students, faculty, and staff with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines as supply allows after canceling Johnson...

University of Iowa reports single-digit COVID-19 cases since April 9

University of Iowa reports single-digit COVID-19 cases since April 9

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 12, 2021

The University of Iowa reported seven COVID-19 student cases and two employee cases on Monday.  The COVID-19 data from the UI reflect self-reported cases since April 9, a campus-wide COVID-19 update...

Teams huddle during a timeout during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 7, 2021. The Hawkeyes, celebrating senior day, defeated the Badgers, 77-73.

UI athletics reports three positive COVID-19 tests out of 649 tests conducted

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 12, 2021

The University of Iowa athletics department conducted 649 COVID-19 PCR tests for the week of April 5-11 and received three positive tests and 646 negative tests. As part of Iowa’s return to campus...

Syringes for the COVID-19 vaccine lay on a counter at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. The center received the Moderna vaccine for its employees.

The University of Iowa ‘strongly encourages’ students, faculty, and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but won’t require it

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 9, 2021

The University of Iowa is strongly encouraging students, faculty, and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine — but as of now, won't require it — as scheduling eligibility opened across the state...

The Old Capitol is seen on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

University of Iowa reports new cases of COVID-19, introduces mental health presentation series

Marco Oceguera, News Reporter April 7, 2021

As vaccination efforts continue to expand on campus and across the state, the University of Iowa reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 on April 7. As of April 5, eight students self-reported testing...

Gov. Kim Reynolds gives the State of the State address in the house chamber of the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 in Des Moines. Gov. Reynolds highlighted in the address expansion of broadband internet, a push for in-person learning, and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kim Reynolds to take action against vaccine passports in Iowa

Brian Grace, Politics Reporter April 7, 2021

Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a Wednesday press conference she plans to take either legislative or executive action against the use of vaccine passports in Iowa – a form of proof some businesses...

The Old Capitol Building is seen on Monday, March 1, 2021.

UI opens vaccine sign-up to employees as eligibility expands statewide

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

Employees of the University of Iowa can now sign up to receive a vaccine through the university, the UI said in a campus-wide email Monday. Staff who wish to be vaccinated through the UI will have...

Action is underway during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Rutgers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 79-66.

UI athletics reports five positive COVID-19 tests out of 325 tests conducted

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 5, 2021

The University of Iowa athletics department conducted 325 COVID-19 PCR tests for the week of March 30-April 4 and received five positive tests and 320 negative tests. As part of Iowa’s return...

The Old Capitol Building is seen on Monday, March 1, 2021.

University of Iowa begins vaccine scheduling for students

Marco Oceguera, News Reporter April 2, 2021

As public health departments prepare for a state-wide increase in vaccine eligibility, the University of Iowa is beginning to schedule students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine next week. On Thursday,...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is drawn up on Tuesday, Dec.22, 2020.

University of Iowa to distribute vaccines for students and staff before semester’s end

Brian Grace, Politics Reporter March 31, 2021

The University of Iowa will receive an  allocation of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for distribution among university students and staff in a state effort to vaccinate students before they...

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