Iowa governor signs new proclamation Sunday

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds
Posted at 6:02 PM, Mar 22, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa. (KMTV) — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation Sunday which includes more mandatory closures during the coronavirus outbreak in the state, where cases grew to 90 on Sunday.

The proclamation also relaxes some restrictions to promote social distancing and provides regulatory relief to health care industries in Iowa, among other actions.

Salons, medical spas, barbershops, tattoo establishments, tanning facilities, massage therapy establishments and swimming pools will close at 10 p.m. Sunday.

The proclamation said these establishments have a planned re-opening date of March 31.

All foreclosures on residential, commercial and agricultural real property are suspended for Iowans.

Additionally, the proclamation provides professional licensing relief to remove barriers for those who want to serve in medical professions and to stop the expiration of professional licenses during the outbreak.

The declaration also suspends in-person requirements for various activities to promote social distancing.

See the full proclamation here.

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