Coronavirus Concerns

Linn County Health Department reports investigations with local business and wedding at Young’s Lodge

The Linn County Health Department is working on COVID-19 contact investigations. As part of one investigation, the health department has worked with Tastee Treat and its owners Larry and Ethel Head to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The health department notes […]

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Additional cases of COVID-19 announced in area counties

Additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Green Hills area counties. The Livingston County Health Center reports it has received notification of three additional positive cases. The additional cases bring Livingston County’s total to 15. Five of the cases are recovered. The new cases were symptomatic and will isolate at home for two weeks. Close […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Chillicothe officials cancel Chautauqua in the Park

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe Area Arts Council has decided to cancel this year’s Chautauqua in the Park that was to be held September 12th and 13th. The chamber and arts council made the decision after they considered Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, public health authorities, and general public health […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors approve budget

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors has approved its budget. Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments Administrator Jerry Doerhoff reports income is anticipated to be $5,624,139, and expenses are anticipated to be $5,616,823. That leaves a surplus of $7,316. The board approved a project involving replacing some asphalt in the parking lot behind […]

Elderly person in Wheelchair

Health authorities issue guidance for visitations transitions at Missouri long-term care facilities

As the State of Missouri reopens on June 16, long-term care facilities are an important piece of this process for many Missourians. When COVID-19 first knowingly entered the United States in January, long-term care facilities quickly became one of the more vulnerable environments disease spread. In late March, health officials began seeing Missouri long-term care […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Changes coming to Carroll County Memorial Hospital

The Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton will make a few changes Monday, June 15th to accommodate the increase in patients as the community begins to resume some normal activities. The hospital will open its Medical Plaza entrance weekdays from 7 to 5 o’clock to provide patient access to Jefferson Medical Group, Outpatient Specialty Clinic, […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson extends phase 1 of “Show-Me-Strong Recovery Plan” through June 15, 2020

Governor Mike Parson announced that Phase 1 of the state’s “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan has been extended from Sunday, May 31, 2020, through Monday, June 15, 2020.  “We are very pleased with how well Phase 1 has gone so far,” Governor Parson said. “Businesses, communities, and Missourians across the state have done a great job of […]