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Center opens doors of opportunityCenter opens doors of opportunity
The newly opened Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science will open doors of opportunity for students and teachers in Iowa and beyond. During its grand opening on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, Christopher Atchison, Director of the State Hygienic Laboratory, where the new center is located, predicted the facility will have a far-reaching effect. The Hygienic Lab is Iowa’s public health and environmental laboratory.

Iowa Climate Science Educators ForumIowa Climate Science Educators Forum
The 2nd Annual Iowa Climate Science Educators Forum will take place on Friday, Oct. 31, 9:15 am – 2:30 pm at the Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science, at the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, Coralville. The Forum will focus on the public and environmental health impacts on Iowans from climate change.

Enterovirus D68 Testing InformationEnterovirus D68 Testing Information
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is causing clusters of severe respiratory disease and is known to be in Iowa. Infection often begins with mild cold-like symptoms. Most people will recover at home within a few days.

Enterovirus D68 Circulating in IowaEnterovirus D68 Circulating in Iowa
Cases of severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), have been confirmed in Iowa according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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