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, also known as COVID-19. 

Strictly limit trips out of the home to the most essential needs.

It is important to practice simple, healthy behaviors
(wash your hands, cover your cough/sneeze, stay home, wear a mask, and practice social distancing) to help prevent the spread of germs. The City has a plan in place to keep our employees safe so that they can continue to provide essential services to our community.
Hand washing with soap during the hand scrubbing process, rinsed under a spigot with fresh water. Cr

Social Distancing Applies to Everyone

The best way to prevent the spread of illness is to avoid being exposed or spreading it to others.

Examples of social distancing:
  • Stay home.
  • Keep a distance of AT LEAST six feet between yourself and others
  • Eliminate unnecessary outings in public spaces.
  • Reduce the frequency of important trips outside the home. For example, get groceries once per week, rather than three times a week.
  • Conduct business and communications with those outside your home with virtual meetings, by phone, email, or mail when possible. 
  • Use curbside pickup, when available.
  • Do not bring other members of your household on errands and shopping trips unless necessary.
Social distancing does not mean limiting yourself to staying in your home. Outdoor spaces, including parks and trails, are a good way to get fresh air, exercise, and de-stress.

How to Support Local Businesses

While practicing social distancing and preventative hygiene, we can still support local businesses and restaurants: many have take-out, curbside, or delivery options, and gift certificates to use now or later.
  1. City Hall
  2. Police
  3. Library
  4. Parks & Rec
  5. Transit
  6. Golf
  7. CCPA

Coralville City Hall

Phone: 319.248.1700
  • Closed to the public through May 15.  As that date approaches, a decision will be made regarding re-opening based on information that is available at that time.
  • Essential services continue, and  you can conduct city business online, by phone, or mail:
    • Many payments and other services can be completed via
    • Pay utility bills online ( and click "Pay & View Utility Bill"), use the drop box in the City Hall parking lot, or pay by phone at 319.248.1700. Telephone payments will only be accepted while City Hall is closed to the public.  
    • We'll mail yard waste stickers. 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.  
    • Pay parking citations by mail.
    • Submit job applications online at
    • For help with any of these services, please call 319.248.1700.
City staff remain available to assist and respond to questions. For assistance, please call:
  • 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

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  
  • To make a public comment:
    • Submit written comments for City Council meetings in advance of the meeting. Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Submit to City Clerk Thor Johnson at or 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241.
    • Submit written comments for Planning and Zoning meetings in advance of the meeting. Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Submit to Community Development Director David Johnson at or 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241.

Economic Impact: Get Help

Food Resources List

See a list of meals and food pantries, compiled by United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties. Area food resources

Food Resources Map

Find area locations to get pre-made meals or find items for your pantry on the Area Food Resource Map.


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

Available through June 30, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. This SBA loan helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis. Paycheck Protection Program  

Small Business Loans: Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Application deadline: Tuesday, March 31, at 12:00 pm
The new Iowa Small Business Relief Program will provide financial assistance to small businesses and tax deferrals to any Iowa businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iowa Small Business Relief Fund information and application

Small Business Loans: Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Loans available to help businesses alleviate economic injury due to COVID-19
Iowa has been designated statewide as eligible for small businesses to apply for assistance in the form of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). 
The Small Business Association (SBA) is making loans available statewide to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. SBA offers loans with long-term repayments in order to keep payments affordable, up to a maximum of 30 years. Terms are determined on a case-by-case basis, based upon each borrower’s ability to repay.

Applications can be made via the SBA’s website: Applicants can monitor the status of their applications online after submission.

For questions, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or email
Resources for Businesses
COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Childcare Resources

Iowa DHS Childcare Resources in Response to COVID-19

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


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
  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

Information updated April 28, 2020