COVID19-Corona Virus Response Center

Rock Rapids, IowaRock Rapids City Office
310 S 3rd Ave
Rock Rapids, IA 51246

Phone: (712) 472-2553
Fax: (712) 472-2560
email: city@rockrapids.net

COVID-19 / Corona Response Center

In an effort to consolidate all of the information related to COVID-19/Corona, this page will be the one place you can go to for any related alerts, updates, recommendations and more…

To find out the latest official announcements from the city and state, click on the Official Updates tab. For other updates, click on More Updates. If you have questions, check to see if your question has already been answered in the Questions and Answers tab, and if not, submit it. For resources that might help during this time, click on the Resources tab.

Official Announcements

COVID-19 Updates from Governor Reynolds

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The proclamation extends regulatory relief allowing bars and restaurants to provide carry-out or delivery of alcoholic beverages until April 7, 2020. It also authorizes the sale of mixed drinks and cocktails for carry-out or delivery through April 7, 2020.

The proclamation also provides county hospitals greater borrowing flexibility, permits electronic corporate annual meetings, and eases certification requirements for law enforcement officers.

The Latest Updates from Around the Community

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the library open?

The Rock Rapids Public Library will be closed to the public until further notice.

Can I rent city facilities?

City owned properties closed during the next several weeks as a precaution.

Can I sign up for City Rec programs?

No recreation programs will take place until further notice.

Are the trail and parks open?

Trails and parks will be open to the public, you may find restrooms closed. Please practice appropriate care and precautions when using these public spaces.

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COVID-19 / Corona Resources

Personal and Family

PPE Donation option

COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities Resource

Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave

Coronavirus Tax Relief

CDC Symptoms resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Internal Revenue Service 

Grant Funds Available to Support Infectious Disease Response

Mortgage, Rent, & Utility Assistance

Information from the Center for Disease Control

Iowa Department of Health

Orange City Area Health System

Unemployment

VIDEO Unemployment Insurance for Claimants – Questions and Answers During COVID-19

2019 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMANT HANDBOOK

IA Workforce Development General Page

Iowa Unemployment Benefits 

Business

OSHA.gov Resources

COVID-19 Iowa Small Business Relief Program

Gov. Reynolds announces unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small businesses

IA Workforce Development General Page

Public Update COVID-19 Customizable Flyer for your business

Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave

Coronavirus Tax Relief

CDC Symptoms resources

IAEDA – COVID-19: IOWA BUSINESS RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

CDC Guidance for Business

Industrial

OSHA.gov Resources

COVID-19 Iowa Small Business Relief Program

Gov. Reynolds announces unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small businesses

IA Workforce Development General Page

Public Update COVID-19 Customizable Flyer for your business

Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave

Coronavirus Tax Relief

CDC Symptoms resources

IAEDA – COVID-19: IOWA BUSINESS RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

CDC Guidance for Business

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Things to Watch