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Iowa’s Governor Reynolds signs new coronavirus-related proclamation

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds(Charlie Neibergall | AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 6:03 PM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (WOWT) - Iowa’s Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster Proclamation Friday to extend some regulatory relief for an additional 30 days.

Gov. Reynolds extended the state’s declaration of COVID-19 as an official health disaster another month as it was set to expire Friday. The new end date is now scheduled for 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 17.

The proclamation, signed by Gov. Reynolds, includes regulatory relief to the health care system and education workforce licensure relief.

As for Nebraska, Gov. Pete Ricketts ended the state’s pandemic-related state of emergency in June.

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