Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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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). 

Practice simple, healthy behaviors to 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. The City has a plan in place to keep our employees safe so that they can continue to provide essential services to our community.
  1. Local Requirements
  2. State Restrictions

Masks and Social Distancing in Coralville


Face Covering Requirement Extended to May 31, 2021


  • Every person in Coralville must wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth when in a public place when it's not possible to stay six feet away from others; outside when it's not possible to stay six feet from others, and when using public transportation or private car service;
  • No business that is open to the public may provide service to a customer or allow a customer to enter, unless the customer is wearing a face covering as required by this order.
  • Businesses that are open to the public must post signs at entrance(s) instructing customers of their legal obligation to wear a face covering while inside.
  • Exemptions are included for certain populations and activities.

Coralville Proclamations



How to Support Local Businesses & Restaurants


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

Economic Impact: Get Help


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, which is a state program that 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

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


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 Loans: Economic Injury Disaster Loans


Loans available to help businesses and non-profits due to COVID-19
Iowa small businesses can apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). The Small Business Association (SBA) made loans available statewide to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations to help alleviate economic injury caused by COVID-19. SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance to help small businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue.

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
  1. City Hall
  2. Police
  3. Library
  4. Parks & Rec
  5. Transit
  6. Golf
  7. CCPA

Coralville City Hall

Phone: 
  • Coralville City Hall…………… 319.248.1700
  • City Clerk’s Office……………..319.248.1700
  • Utility Billing……………………319.248.1715
  • Building Department……….…319.248.1720
  • Engineering Department……..319.248.1720
  • Rental Housing………………..319.248.1720
Website: www.coralville.org
Services:
  • City Hall is open to the public. Please wear a mask.
  • Essential services continue. You can also 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

All public meetings are scheduled to proceed electronically    


  • Elected and appointed officials will attend meetings by remote participation.
  • 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:
    • 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 February 19, 2021