Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Novel Coronavirus 

(COVID-19)
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The City of Coralville is working with local, state, and federal partners to keep our community informed about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Help prevent the spread of germs:
 wear a mask, keep a distance from people who do not live in your home, wash your hands, cover your cough/sneeze, and stay home. 
  1. Local Requirements
  2. State Restrictions

Masks and Social Distancing in Coralville


Face Covering Requirement Rescinded on May 18, 2021


  • Face coverings are no longer required in Coralville, except where required by other rules and regulations, which may include other local laws, federal laws, or the requirements of private organizations.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on May 13, 2021 that persons who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear masks or social distance, except under circumstances and where required by other rules and regulations. CDC: When You've Been Fully Vaccinated

Coralville Proclamations


Respect Individual Choices


  • Anyone is free to wear a mask if they choose. 
  • Please respect other's choice to wear a mask, whether due to personal preference, health needs, or CDC mask guidelines based on vaccination status.

Vaccine Information


Free vaccines in Johnson County


All Iowans age 12 and older are eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine. Be that person who gets their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available to them! COVID-19 vaccine information for Johnson County.

Homebound individuals


There may be an opportunity for homebound individuals to receive an in-home vaccination. Call 319.688.5898 or email jcvaccine@johnsoncountyiowa.gov.

Transportation


If transportation is a barrier preventing you from getting to and from a vaccination appointment, please contact Kelly Schneider, Johnson County Social Services Mobility Coordinator, at 319.688.5841 for assistance.

Appointment help with 2-1-1


United Way's 211 Call Center can help Iowans who do not have online access or skills to get help scheduling vaccination appointment. Translation services are available. United Way 2-1-1

How to Support Local Businesses & Restaurants


  • Take-out
  • Curbside pickup
  • Delivery options
  • Purchase gift certificates to use now or later

Economic Impact: Get Help


Help for Restaurants


Owners of restaurants, food trucks, catering services, bakeries, bars, and related businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic can register for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Restaurant Revitalization Fund starting April 30, 2021, and begin applying on May 3, 2021.
SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund program

Get Help Paying Rent or Utility Bills


Rental households in Coralville that have been impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for assistance paying utility bills or rent through the Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program. This state program opened March 29, 2021. Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program

Get Help with Your City Utility Bill


Request more time to pay your City utility bill, or fill out a form to request your City utility bill late fees to be suspended and avoid your water being shut off: Get City utility bill help

Get Help with Broadband Service Bills


The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a temporary discount on monthly internet service for qualifying low-income households. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. Emergency Broadband Benefit

Mortgage Help for Homeowners


The COVID-19 Iowa Homeowner Foreclosure Prevention Program provides mortgage payment assistance for income-eligible homeowners impacted by COVID-19 who are at risk of foreclosure. The application period opened March 29, 2021. Get mortgage help


COVID Recovery Iowa


Every Iowan is eligible for free, confidential counseling, group activities, support groups, and resources.
  • Visit www.COVIDrecoveryiowa.org and complete a form and a counselor will get back to you.
  • Follow COVID Recovery Iowa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Call the Iowa Warm Line at 844.775.9276 to connect with a peer counselor or to request a COVID Recovery Iowa counselor.

IC Area Together


An online resource for businesses, employees, and the community through the COVID-19 pandemic. IC Area Together website

Coralville Community Food Pantry


The Coralville Community Food Pantry offers “drive-thru,” walk-up, or delivery options for Coralville and Tiffin residents in need of food. Only staff and volunteers are allowed in the Food Pantry building. Coralville Community Food Pantry website

Unemployment Insurance Claims


On March 16, 2020, Iowa Workforce Development announced assistance for employees and employers affected by COVID-19 related layoffs. Guidance on unemployment insurance claims 

Paycheck Protection Program


Until May 31, 2021
This SBA loan helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis. 
Paycheck Protection Program 

Iowa Business Recovery Assistance


Resources and information gathered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) that may be useful to partners across Iowa. 
Iowa Business Recovery Assistance

Small Business & Non-Profit Organizations: Economic Injury Disaster Loans


Iowa small businesses and private, non-profit organizations impacted by COVID-19 can apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) through the Small Business Association (SBA). Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance to help small businesses overcome temporary revenue loss. Apply at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/. For questions, contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or email  disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

Resources for Businesses

COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Childcare Resources


Iowa DHS Childcare Resources in Response to COVID-19

Utility Payment Assistance

Applications are closed
The Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program provides eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas, and water bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. Payments through the program will be made directly to utility providers and applied to the applicant’s account. 
Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Program

Rental & Mortgage Assistance

Applications are closed
Governor Reynolds allocated federal CARES Act funds to assist Iowans who have been economically impacted by COVID-19 and face housing hardships. 
  • Provides short-term relief to income-eligible renters and homeowners who are at risk of eviction or foreclosure.
  • Rental and mortgage assistance are available for up to four months, with a $3,200 maximum for rental assistance and $3,000 maximum for mortgage assistance. 
  • Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Assistance is provided to eligible applicants on a first-come, first ready to proceed basis. Assistance for Iowa renters and homeowners

Economic Impact: Give Help


Community Foundation of Johnson County Emergency Response Fund


The Community Foundation of Johnson County activated its emergency response fund with a commitment of $25,000 for the community’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will provide flexible resources to nonprofit organizations in Johnson County working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences.

To donate:

Community Disaster Relief Fund

This fund will allow United Way to rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations that are offering emergency relief to families and individuals in need. Hosted by United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties in partnership with corporate, nonprofit and foundation entities, and individual donors. Contributions are accepted. About the Community Disaster Relief Fund

Volunteer


United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties is designated in the Johnson County Disaster Plan as the coordinator for disaster-related volunteers before, during, and after a disaster, to connect volunteers with the COVID-19 related volunteer needs and opportunities. Learn more at www.covid19volunteers.org.
  1. Symptoms
  2. Information Sources
  3. Prevention
  4. Travelers

COVID-19 Symptoms


The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
Call your doctor if you:
  • Develop symptoms, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19
  • Or, have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19.
*Information from the Centers for Disease Control
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  6. Golf
  7. CCPA

Coralville City Hall

Phone: 
 Coralville City Hall: 319.248.1700  Building Department: 319.248.1720
 City Clerk’s Office: 319.248.1700
 Engineering Department: 319.248.1720
 Utility Billing: 319.248.1715
 Rental Housing: 319.248.1720
Website: www.coralville.org
Services:
  • City Hall is open to the public. 
  • You can conduct city business online, by phone, or mail:
    • Many payments and other services can be completed via www.coralville.org.
    • Utility bills: 
      • Pay online (www.coralville.org and click "Pay & View Utility Bill")
      • Use the drop box in the City Hall parking lot, available 24 hours a day
    • Get yard waste stickers by mail: Send a check for $25.50 to Coralville City Hall (1512 7th St., Coralville, IA 52241) and include name and address for returning the sticker.  
    • Parking citations: pay by mail.
    • Apply for a job: Submit job applications online at www.coralville.org/jobs
    • For help with any of these services, please call 319.248.1700.
In accordance with state and federal guidelines, recommendations, and protocols, the City has minimized risk for visitors and staff by: 
  • Requiring staff to self-screen for illness before reporting for work each day 
  • Providing personal protective equipment or safety shields, where appropriate 
  • Establishing hygiene expectations
  • Adding hand sanitizing stations
  • Increasing frequency of cleaning
  • Posting safety guidelines at entrances
  • Encouraging social distancing

Public Meetings


City Council to resume in-person meetings June 8, 2021


Beginning June 8, 2021, City Council meetings will be held in City Hall, 1512 7th Street.


Public meetings that are scheduled to proceed electronically via Zoom    


  • Elected and appointed officials will attend meetings by remote participation via Zoom.
  • View City Council meetings and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings live and rebroadcast on cable television at MediaCom 118-8, or online at www.coralville.org/coralvision.  
  • To make a public comment during electronic (Zoom) public meetings:
    • Submit written comments for City Council and Planning and Zoning meetings in advance:
      • For City Council: Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Submit to City Clerk Thor Johnson at tjohnson@coralville.org or 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241. 
      • For Planning and Zoning: Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Submit to Community Development Director David Johnson at djohnson@coralville.org or 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241.
    • To comment in person at meetings during Citizen Comments or Public Hearings, come to City Hall for the meeting, where electronic access is provided. Social distancing is required.

Information updated May 26, 2021