Six COVID-19 cases have been added in Harrison County. The health department reports 13 cases are active out of the 1,088 total. Nine hundred eight cases have been confirmed, and 180 are probable. There have been 18 COVID-19-related deaths. The Harrison County Health Department notes there has been no confirmation of the Delta variant in […]
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed suit to stop the reimposition of a mask mandate in St. Louis County and St. Louis City. The suit, which was filed in circuit court in St. Louis County, names St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones, and the respective directors of the county and […]
The Sullivan County Health Department on July 27 confirmed four additional COVID-19 cases, making the total 953. There were 41 active cases and 17 deaths. Thirty and a half percent of Sullivan County residents had completed vaccination as of July 26. Five COVID-19 cases were added in Linn County since July 23. The health department reported […]
The Grundy County Health Department reports 20 new COVID-19 cases since July 23rd. Forty-six cases are active out of the 1,329 total. Missouri’s COVID-19 Dashboard shows 29.6% of Grundy County residents have initiated COVID-19 vaccination, and 26.7% have completed vaccination.
The Sullivan County Health Department, on Friday night, July 23, confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases. That brought the total number of cases to 938, with 29 active cases. As of July 22, 30.2% of Sullivan County residents were fully vaccinated. Nine COVID-19 cases have been added in Linn County since July 20. The health department, […]
The Grundy County Health Department reports 15 new COVID-19 cases have been added since July 21st, bringing the total to 1,309. Of the 36 active cases, 14 involve residents between the ages of 40 and 64, 12 involve those from 20 to 39, eight involve those 19 or younger, and two involve residents at least […]
The Harrison County Health Department will distribute free school supplies at a Back to School Safety Fair. The event will be at the fairgrounds of Bethany on August 16 from 5 o’clock to 6:30 in the evening. There will also be an outdoor movie, educational booths, food, lead and car seat checks, giveaways, and COVID-19 vaccines. […]
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry have created COVID-19 Hotspot Advisories in light of the rapidly rising case counts in north-central and southwest Missouri, including Adair County which confirmed another 11 cases bringing their case count to 2670. The Hotspot Advisories are designed to keep […]
Eight COVID-19 cases have been added in Grundy County since July 20th. The health department reports 1,294 total cases. Twenty-six cases are active. The Livingston County Health Center reports one COVID-19 case has been added since July 20, bringing the total to 2,065. Twenty-seven cases are active. The Putnam County Health Department will hold a […]
(Missouri Independent) – The summer surge of infection tied to the easily spread Delta variant of COVID-19 is accelerating in Missouri, with state health officials on Wednesday reporting the highest case total since mid-January. The Department of Health and Senior Services reported 2,995 additional cases, with at least one case in 105 of the state’s 117 local […]
Judge Paul C. Wilson assumed the role of chief justice beginning July 1. His term as chief justice will run through June 30, 2023. He succeeds Judge George W. Draper III, who remains on the Court. A Jefferson City native, Wilson earned his undergraduate degree from Drury College in Springfield and his law degree, cum […]
The Putnam County Health Department reports seven new COVID-19 cases since July 15th, making the total 535. Five of the new positive cases are linked through close contacts. Eight cases are active. There are 14 COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 13 deaths. The Putnam County Health Department requests close contacts self-quarantine for at least seven days. On […]
The Grundy County Health Department will hold a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinic next week. Anyone at least 18 years old can receive a free vaccine on July 26th from 9 to 11 a.m. Schedule an appointment at this link or call 660-359-4196. Second doses will be given four weeks after July 26th’s clinic.
(Missouri Independent) – Facing a looming shortage of beds caused by rapidly rising COVID-19 cases, healthcare providers in Springfield are asking the state to set up temporary hospital beds so existing hospital space can be dedicated to caring for the most severely ill. The alternate care site would treat patients stable enough to be removed […]
COVID-19 cases have increased by 11 in Daviess County since July 12th, bringing the total to 757. The health department reports that, of the 12 active cases, six involve residents at least 60 years old, three involve those 40 to 59, two involve those 19 or younger, and one involves a resident who is 20 […]
An additional COVID-19-related death has been reported for Linn County since July 6th. The health department noted the afternoon of July 13th there had been 42 deaths. Eight cases had been added since July 9th, bringing the total to 1,705. Twenty-two cases were active. There were four COVID-19-related hospitalizations. Linn County had a 33.2% fully […]
The Harrison County Health Department will host a free walk-in after-hours COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be offered at the Bethany United Methodist Church on July 30 from 4 to 6 o’clock. Questions should be directed to the Harrison County Health Department at 660-425-6324.
COVID-19 cases increased by four in Harrison County from July 7 through July 8, bringing the total to 1,064. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard indicates that, as of July 8, six cases were active, and 892 cases were confirmed. Eighteen COVID-19-related deaths had been reported for Harrison County. Five COVID-19 cases have been added in Linn […]
(Missouri Independent) – President Joe Biden’s key COVID-19 advisers on Thursday defended the administration’s strategies for boosting vaccinations in the states after Missouri’s governor said federal door-to-door outreach efforts are not welcome there. Top Biden adviser Jeff Zients said anyone mischaracterizing the administration’s attempts is “doing a disservice to the country.” Gov. Mike Parson voiced his […]