Missouri Department of Corrections COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update (DOC)

Missouri Department of Corrections to begin COVID-19 testing at all institutions

In what began Tuesday, May 26, all Missouri Department of Corrections adult institutions started participation in sentinel testing. Now that the testing capacity has increased, the state is positioned for widespread testing of confined populations, which gives us the information we need to stop the virus within each location and keep it from spreading to […]

Scholarship

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri announces scholarship recipients

The Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri has announced scholarship recipients. Those receiving $500 scholarships include Kori Hornaday from Putnam County High School, Isaiah Morgana of North Mercer High School, Kayli Crawford of Trenton High School, Carter Williams of South Harrison High School, Cade Lechtenberg of Centerville High School, Macie McNeely of Gallatin High School, and […]

Livingston County Health Center

Livingston County Health Center to offer free antibody testing for COVID-19

The Livingston County Health Center of Chillicothe has announced free antibody testing for COVID-19 will be available through private appointments for adult blood draws June 1st, 10th, and 24th. Appointments will be limited to Livingston County residents at this time. Those who already have an appointment will be asked if they would like to add […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report 934 tested for COVID-19

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe report a combined total of 934 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 by the two facilities as of Tuesday morning. That is up by 176 tests compared to numbers announced the morning of May 18th. Overall, Wright Memorial Hospital has tested 268 individuals, which […]

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Missouri offers free community COVID-19 tests for 6 more counties

As part of the state’s COVID-19 community sampling efforts, six additional counties will host testing events. The goal is to test nearly 10,000 people over a 10-day period in Boone, Cape Girardeau, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, and St. Charles Counties. Jackson County May 26-30, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Silverstein Eye Center Arena, Independence St. Charles County May […]

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Medicaid patients should be wary of nursing homes, assisted living centers taking stimulus checks

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is warning consumers who receive Medicaid to be wary of nursing homes or assisted living centers taking their CARES Act economic impact stimulus checks. Reports state that some Medicaid recipients were required to sign over their checks to the facility they’re living in. “If you or a relative are a […]

Mosaic Life Care Foundation website

Mosaic Life Care Foundation opens application for Lowell Kruse Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives Scholarship

Mosaic Life Care Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lowell C. Kruse Healthy Choices. Healthy Lives. Scholarship. The Kruse Scholarship provides financial assistance to a first-year, full-time graduate student studying in areas leading to improved quality of life for the residents of the Mosaic Life Care service region. This includes careers in health care […]