Mayor Corey Stutte (City of Hastings), Michele Bever (PhD, MPH, Executive Director, South Heartland District Health Department), Susan Meeske (Executive Vice President of Enrollment and Student Engagement, Hastings College), Eric Barber (President & CEO Mary Lanning Healthcare), and Ron Pughes (Adams County Emergency Manager) held a press conference to update the public on the first case of the novel coronoavirus COVID-19 in the South Heartland Health District.