Greene County continues to see community spread of COVID-19. The Greene County public health department reports that as of May 14, Greene County has 14 confirmed cases of the illness; nine patients have recovered. A total of 1,163 county residents have been tested.
Greene County public health has established a COVID-19 hotline at 515-386-0564. Calls are answered every day from 8 am to 8 pm.
Department staff reminds residents that as community spread continues, it is important to be vigilant and aware of your surroundings.
Residents should continue to social distance, wash their hands, and wear a mask in public. Persons who are able should stay home, especially those over the age of 65 and those with chronic medical conditions.