The situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving daily. Please see updates and resources below. The Burlington Public Library is continuing to monitor the latest information related to COVID-19 and will update this page with information from the Governor’s Office and the Iowa Department of Health (IDH)
Anxiety & Coping
If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others call:
Department of Human Services
Employment & Workers Rights
Energy & Utilities
Payments to Individuals
Scams & Hoaxes
Iowa Workforce Development: www.IowaWorkforceDevelopment.gov
Veterans Affairs Public Health
* Milestones Area Agency on Aging relies on volunteers to deliver noon meals to seniors in the Burlington/West Burlington area. The need for volunteers has grown as more seniors request home delivered meals due to COVID-19. If you are 18 or older, have a vehicle, drivers license and insurance, we could use your help getting meals out.
When: Volunteers pick up meals Monday - Friday at the downtown Milestones office and deliver a specific route that takes approximately one hour.
Where: Milestones Area Agency on Aging, 509 Jefferson St, Burlington
For More Information: Contact Kelly Ripperger or 319-758-5082
Salvation Army Anticipates Spike in Service
The Salvation Army has stepped up local food assistance operations, entered into collaborative efforts with community partners, and enhanced emergency assistance efforts. With the anticipated spike, the community can help by donating items such as peanut butter, jelly, fruit (canned or snack packs), soup, pasta, pasta sauce, macaroni and cheese, boxed meals, canned vegetables, Ramen noodles, canned meats (tuna or chicken), cereal, instant oatmeal, Nutrigrain bars or granola bars, bread, applesauce, snacks.
Where: Monetary donations can be given at saburlington.org , or mailed to the Salvation Army, 216 Columbus Dr, Burlington
For More Information: Call Lt’s Dennis and Kelly Jolly at 319-753-2038
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention provides national COVID-19 data and information on:
The governor signed legislation Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to keep government services running and granting herself expanded powers to mitigate the spread of the virus and ease the disruptions it has caused in daily life.
Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Health have announced many decisions to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Iowa Department of health has the latest information about the spread of Coronavirus in Iowa. The IDH is currently tracking COVID-19 cases by county.
IDH advises that people follow the usual recommendations for reducing their risk of infection for other illnesses, such as influenza. These recommendations include: