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A third person in the Quad Cities has died from COVID-19, and local health officials are warning young and middle aged adults to be careful.

The person who died is a Rock Island County woman in her 70s who was in the hospital.

Herb Trix has more. 

John Deere

Workers at a John Deere factory in the Quad Cities have begun making face shields for health care workers. Production began Wednesday at the Seeding Group in Moline.


Taking advantage of some dry weather, crews from the city of Davenport, have finished building a temporary floodwall along River Drive between Pershing and Iowa streets. The Mississippi River is now forecast to crest Friday, at the 17.9 foot level which is 2.9 feet above flood stage.

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People, organizations, and businesses in the Quad Cities are joining forces to raise money for disaster relief.

Kent Barnds hosts a conversation with a senior and father to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted her final college choice. Food, classroom visits and interactions with current students are really important for Natalie. Her father is focused on dollars and cents! Listen to this comforting and reassuring conversation with a student trying to decide between her remaining two choices.

For the first time since it was founded nine years ago, the Disaster Recovery Coalition of Clinton County has been activated because of the pandemic. Contributions are being accepted, and the group will start going over applications next week. / Glynns Creek Golf Course

A golf course in Iowa is kicking out all golfers from other states during the pandemic.

Michelle O'Neill reports Glynns Creek Golf Course in Scott County is just enforcing the governor's orders.

In Illinois, all golf courses are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But that's not the case in Iowa. / Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, US Dept. of Health & Human Services

Along with physical health, local officials are also concerned about your mental health.

Herb Trix has more. 

National Weather Service

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Mississippi River from Dubuque to Burlington.