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Dubuque nursing home battling COVID outbreak

Dubuque long term care facilities continue to battle COVID-19 outbreaks. A representative with the Visiting Nurse Association says they are working closely with these facilities to provide public health guidance, including monitoring staffing and PPE practices to help prevent the spread of the deadly disease. As of Tuesday Dubuque County reported 123 positive coronavirus cases within longterm care facilities.

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IOWA (AP & KCIM) — Iowa reported 143 nursing homes with coronavirus outbreaks, and thousands of residents have tested positive for the virus. The state Department of Public Health says more than 4,500 residents of care centers are infected with the virus.
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