Monthly Archives: May 2020

CR health care providers moving to next phase of service

Health care providers in Cedar Rapids have announced plans to enter into the third of four phases in resuming local health care services June 1.

ACT announces leadership change, cost-cutting measures

Iowa City-based ACT announced a shake-up in its top leadership late Thursday, CEO Marten Roorda will be leaving the organization, with Chief Operating Officer Janet Godwin stepping into the role on an interim basis.

Iowa unemployment claims increase slightly

Iowa Workforce Development reports that 14,586 initial unemployment insurance claims were filed for the week ending May 23.

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center reopening with renovations

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center will reopen its doors to guests beginning on Monday, with an updated look and new safety procedures.

Latest coronavirus updates, 5/28/20

The CBJ is working hard to keep you up to date on the latest coronavirus news. This post contains a roundup of notable cancellations, closures, changes and more.

Corporate Games Virtual Challenge begins June 1

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Corridor Corporate Games (CCG) to change course from in-person events and create the Corporate Games Virtual Challenge.

UI Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital to open June 1

The University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital, a venture with Encompass Health, is hosting a virtual ribbon cutting at to celebrate its June 1 grand opening.

Voxello plays its part in helping COVID-19 patients communicate

Voxello, a Coralville-based medtech company, is providing a much-needed service to hospitalized COVID-19 patients and their caregivers while trying to develop a new version of its technology.

Iowa tech, AI joins the fight against COVID-19

The CBJ presented its first-ever virtual Innovation Watch event on May 13. Here are a few of the stories and takeaways from speakers at the event.

Greater CR Community Foundation extends grant deadline

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation has extended its summer grant cycle deadline to July 8 and opened applications to its COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund.

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