Press Releases and Updates

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09-01-2020:

Decorah's Face Covering Ordinance - Ordinance, Resources & Frequently Asked Questions

08-25-2020:

Ordinance 1257, An Ordinance Mandating The Use Of Face Coverings In Public Places Withing The City Limits Of The City Of Decorah, Iowa

Mayor's statement regarding signing of Ordinance 1257

08-21-2020:

The city council met on Friday, August 21 and approved Ordinance 1257, a face covering mandate for the City of Decorah. While the council voted 6-1 to approve the ordinance it will not go into effect until it is signed by the Mayor and published, this is anticipated to occur by the end of August. As of August 21, the mandate is not in effect.

City staff, including the Police Department are working through the ordinance to develop an administrative response and plan to support education and awareness of the ordinance as well as face covering and COVID personal protective measures.

Ordinance 1257, An Ordinance Mandating The Use Of Face Coverings In Public Places Withing The City Limits Of The City Of Decorah, Iowa

Iowa Department Of Human Rights Weekly Covid 19 Newsletter 08-21-2020

07-07-2020: 

Iowa Department Of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 08 07 2020

07-27-2020:

Iowa Human Rights Newsletter July 24

07-23-2020:

State Launches #StepUpMaskUpIA to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

07-13-2020:

COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Winneshiek County

07-02-2020:

From Winneshiek County Public Health - Increased of Covid-19 Cases in Winneshiek County

06-29-2020:

Iowa Department Of Human Resources Weekly Covid-19 Update 06-19-2020

06-12-2020:

Iowa Department Of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 06-12-2020

06-10-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 06-10-2020

06-05-2020:

Iowa Department Of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 06-05-2020

05-29-2020:

Iowa Department of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 05-29-2020

05-26-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-26-2020

05-22-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-22-2020

Iowa Department of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 05-22-2020

05-20-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-20-2020

05-15-2020:

Iowa Department of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 05-15-2020

05-14-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-14-2020

05-13-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-13-2020

05-12-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-12-2020

05-11-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-11-2020

05-08-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-08-2020

Iowa Department of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 05-08-2020

05-07-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-07-2020

05-06-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-06-2020

05-05-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-05-2020

05-04-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-04-2020

05-01-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 05-01-2020

Iowa Department of Human Rights Weekly Covid-19 Update 05-01-2020

04-30-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-30-2020

04-29-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-29-2020

04-28-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-28-2020

04-27-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-27-2020

04-24-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-24-2020

Iowa Department Of Human Rights Weekly Covid 19 Update 04 24 2020

04-23-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-23-2020

04-21-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-21-2020

Message regarding Mask Usage from Mayor Borowski

04-17-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-17-2019

Public Health Press Release Regional Proclamation

04-16-2020:

New Governor Directives Today - Stricter Mitigation Steps for Region 6 (Which includes Winneshiek County)

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-16-2020

04-13-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-13-2020

04-10-2020:

Winneshiek Co Public Health Covid 19 Easter Observances 04-10-2020

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-09-2020

04-08-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-08-2020

04-07-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-06-2020

COVID 19 Guidance For Cloth Face Coverings 04-06-2020

04-06-2020:

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration, ordering additional closures

Covid 19 JIC Update 04-04-2020

04-02-2020:

Covid-19 JIC Update 04-01-2020

03-28-2020:

Homemade Mask Design Guidance From IDPH

03-27-2020:

Winneshiek County Covid-19 Press Release 03-27-2020

03-25-2020:

Joint Press Release City Of Decorah & Winn Co Public Health 03 25 2020

FMCSA Covid-19 03-24-2020

FMCSA Issues Waiver for Commercial Driver Determinations and Certification

03-24-2020:

Gundersen Health Systems: What to do if you suspect exposure to Covid-19

03-23-2020:

From the Social Security Administration:

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the Social Security Administration closed ALL local Social Security offices to the public for in-person service.
Full press release about the situation: https://socialsecurityofficenear.me/coronavirus-covid19/
Local Social Security resource page: https://socialsecurityofficenear.me/in/oklahoma/

03-20-2020:

Governor Reynolds Statement 03-20-2020

03-18-2020:

Winneshiek County First Covid-19 Winneshiek County Press Release 03-18-2020

Winneshiek County Covid-19 Press Release 03-18-2020

03-17-2020:

Winneshiek County Covid-19 Press Release 03-17-2020

03-17-2020:

City of Decorah Press Release 03-16-2020

Decorah Public Library Closure Release 03-16-2020

03-13-2020:

Decorah Public Library Press Release 03-13-2020

Public Health Resources

Winneshiek County Public Health https://www.winneshiekhealth.org/

Iowa Department of Public Health Main Page https://idph.iowa.gov/

Iowa Department of Public Health Covid-19 Page https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main Page https://www.cdc.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Page https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization Main Page https://www.who.int/

World Heath Organization Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Page https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

 

 

 

 

Resources and Information

Public Health Resources

Winneshiek County Public Health https://www.winneshiekhealth.org/

Iowa Department of Public Health Main Page https://idph.iowa.gov/

Iowa Department of Public Health Covid-19 Page https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main Page https://www.cdc.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Page https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization Main Page https://www.who.int/

World Heath Organization Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Page https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019