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BREAKING: Reynolds didn’t consult health officials before ending COVID-19 precautions


This news story was published on February 8, 2021.
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Potluck Media Network | By Nikoel Hytrek

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds

DES MOINES- Governor Kim Reynolds did not consult with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) before ending the state’s limited mask mandate and gathering requirements, according to a number of legislators who participated in a phone call with IDPH director Kelly Garcia.

Reynolds has faced an outpouring of criticism in response to her decision. Health officials, legislators, and members of the public have shared their responses online and in the press. At one point the hashtag #COVIDKim was even trending nationally on Twitter.

“It’s mind-boggling to me that the Governor didn’t consult her own public health experts when making such a major public health decision for our state,” said Rep. Lindsay James, of Dubuque. “The only sense I can make of such an egregious omission is that this is all about politics, not the well-being of Iowans.”

Currently, according to Reynolds, Iowa is 47th in per capita vaccine distribution and 46th in administering the vaccine to citizens.

Data from the New York Times shows that Iowa is the worst state for efficiently administering vaccines with 7.5 percent of the population receiving one vaccine and only 2.8 percent getting both doses.

As of today, Iowa has almost 325,000 cases and 5,110 deaths, according to the state.

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15 Responses to BREAKING: Reynolds didn’t consult health officials before ending COVID-19 precautions

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 10, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    Posting this a third, or is this fourth time.

    Why would she need consult with anyone? She is just following suit of all right wing nut job Governors from CA, NY, MI, NV, and others that know everything. That in their drunken stupor the mouse in the corner suggested it.

    OH, those are all Communist, I mean intolerant Democrat run states, aren’t they, huh.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 9, 2021 at 7:44 pm

    Well Iowa is the leader in vaccinations of course it should be wide open damn clueless experts don’t anything.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 9, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    Covid Kim thinks she is above the law like her Fat Ass Daddy Trump! Dumb B%TCH!!!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 11, 2021 at 7:25 am

      Funny, talk about all the Dems that ignore their laws, Cali, New York etc etc

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 9, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    Bout time – YES! –THANK YOU KIM !

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 9, 2021 at 9:32 pm

      Hope you or one of your family members dies from Covid.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 10, 2021 at 2:13 am

        AH, another Communist, I mean intolerant Democrat heard from.

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 9, 2021 at 10:51 am

    Rescinding the mask mandate is dumb. It obvious she is acting on the delusional few who are pushing her buttons. Probably herd immunity specialist. This new mutation will and is GOING to hit the state like a giant fist from a giant ape. King Kong Corona is about to crush your idiotic assessment of the dire situation. No vaccine in the arms of almost all people in the state spells certain doom. Wanna bet? Your economy has been stomped on by the giant foot from King Kong Corona. Fool.

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 9, 2021 at 1:46 am

    must have been on one of her drunken stupidors and the mouse in the corner suggested it and she went along with it. when numbers really climb in the next few weeks, maybe she will sober up. she has to go!!!

  7. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 8, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    CG Health in Mason City has got to be the worst in the state at administering the vaccine. THEY REALLY SUCK!!!

  8. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 8, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    She didn’t have to. All the metrics said to go back to normal.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 8, 2021 at 6:33 pm

      No, they didn’t. She is so far up ALEC’s butt she stinks.