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Another Washington County Case: April 23

Another case of Covid-19 in Washington County. Three Rivers Public Health Department says a man in his 60’s is self isolating at home, the case is considered community spread. This brings the total number of cases in Washington County to 22.

Iowa and Nebraska rolled out Covid-19 internet test sites yesterday, and within 24 hours, 80,000 Iowans and 20,000 Nebraskans completed the online assessment. Those assessments available online at and

Just a reminder, the free student meals furnished by Blair Community Schools – Breakfast and Lunch, will be distributed Sunday afternoon at South School, 1616 Butler Street – from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Meals are free for children aged one through 18, no identification is required.

Also, Country Bible Church and Butch’s Deli are delivering free sack lunches to homes – call 531-375-6412 before 10 AM of the day you would like that sack lunch delivered.

If you’re household has dwindling food supplies and income is dwindling as well, the Washington County Food Pantry at Joseph’s Coat is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM and then from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, and Saturdays from 9:00 AM til noon. This is a drive through pick up only, using the ally behind 1737 Washington Street. You can find more information online at and on our Facebook page as well.

Missed Katie Henn from Washington County Bank speaking with Kelly Johnson today about small business loans, stimulus checks, scams, and more? You can listen here.

For more coverage of the Coronavirus and local community response, including news from Connie Green and guest host interviews with Kelly Johnson, click here.



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