Category: Iowa

IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public

IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public

Iowa is considered a low incidence state when it comes to the number of deaths involving opioids. However, the Department of Public Health’s Opioid Initiative Director, Kevin Gabbert, says the goal is for Iowa to be a no incident state. Which is why they partnered with the University of Iowa Healthcare to provide these Narcan kits to the public. The target for these kits aren’t the ones with the addiction, but the loved ones of the user. Continue reading “IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public”

Iowa sports betting law went into effect Thursday

Gov. Kim Reynolds signed SF 617 in May, laying the track for Iowa to join 10 other states with legalized Iowa sports betting. The law permits wagering on college and professional sports, though betting on in-play actions for college sports is prohibited if the team is linked to players or teams that are playing for or against a school in the state of Iowa. Continue reading “Iowa sports betting law went into effect Thursday”