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

In wake of Chauvin trial, University of Iowa to provide mental health support

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 21, 2021

The University of Iowa Counseling and Student Disability Services will provide open space for students to discuss self-care, burnout, and Zoom fatigue through two virtual sessions next week.    The...

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

Gov. Reynolds says Iowa COVID-19 vaccine demand not meeting supply

Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor April 21, 2021

More than 40 counties across Iowa have declined some or all of the vaccine shipments allocated to the county on account of vaccine hesitancy increasing across the state, Gov. Kim Reynolds said at a...

The Ped Mall is seen on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Downtown was quiet during the first weekend after spring break as classes have been moved online and the bars closed due to coronavirus. (Katie Goodale/The Daily Iowan)

Johnson County continues to meet COVID-19 vaccine demand as public health leaders urge people to get vaccinated

Marco Oceguera, News Reporter April 19, 2021

As Johnson County continues to meet demand for the COVID-19 vaccine, local leaders are turning their attention toward combating vaccine hesitancy within the community. With vaccine supply outpacing...

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

University of Iowa distributes COVID-19 relief dollars to 6,500 students

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 19, 2021

The University of Iowa distributed $8.085 million to 6,500 students in the second round of funding from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. The UI Office of Financial Aid dispersed the funding...

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 five positive COVID-19 tests out of 451 tests conducted

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2021

The University of Iowa athletics department conducted 451 COVID-19 PCR tests for the week of April 12-18 and received five positive tests and 446 negative tests. As part of Iowa’s return to campus...

People wait for their vaccinations in the prayer room on Saturday, April 12, 2021. A clinic was being held by Hartig Pharmacy at the Al-Iman Mosque in Iowa City.

How independent pharmacies have stepped up to provide vaccination over the past year

Rin Swann, Projects reporter April 18, 2021

There is an expected sense of organization within one of the most widespread vaccination efforts in decades. Bright colored masks, the sharp smell of antiseptic, rigid social distancing, and cheery...

Photo Illustration by Katie Goodale

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...

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