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Individuals who attended Brookfield Elks Lodge possibly exposed to COVID-19

As part of a COVID-19 contact investigation, the Linn County Health Department advises individuals who were at the Brookfield Elks Lodge on October 24th, 25th, or 27th to monitor for symptoms related to possible exposure. Individuals who think they may have been exposed should call the health department to discuss risk assessment, possible testing, and […]

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COVID-19 cases increase by 6 in Grundy County, DOC reports 20 new cases at Western, two new cases at Chillicothe Correctional Center

Six new COVID-19 cases have been added for Grundy County, but the number of active cases decreased by two. The health department reports 340 total cases, with 26 being active. Two hundred fifty-three cases have been confirmed, and 87 are probable. Fourteen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Grundy County. COVID-19 cases among offenders at […]

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Grundy County Clerk to offer curbside voting for residents in quarantine

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office is making arrangements to have curbside voting for residents who are quarantined by the health department, and the quarantine will not expire by the November 3rd election. County Clerk Betty Spickard is looking to schedule appointments for those residents on the afternoon of October 31st. Quarantined residents are asked to […]

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COVID-19 cases increase by six in Livingston County, one in Harrison County; cases decrease by eleven in Grundy County

Six new COVID-19 cases have been added in Livingston County Tuesday, October 27th. The health center reports that brings the cumulative total to 433. Twenty of the cases are active, and there are currently 17 hospitalizations. Of the active cases, two are in facilities and 18 are in the community. Nine COVID-19-related deaths have been […]

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Missouri sends initial shipment of COVID-19 antigen tests to schools statewide

State officials began shipping thousands of antigen test kits to public and private schools across the state today. Nearly 330 districts/schools applied to participate in Missouri’s BinaxNOW Antigen Testing Program for K-12 Institutions, requesting a total of nearly 583,000 test kits for use among symptomatic students and school personnel. These minimally invasive nasal swab tests […]

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Medical marijuana lawsuit: Missouri health department illegally concealed documents

(Missouri Independent) – A Missouri family that sued after being denied a medical marijuana license is alleging the state department of health and Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office illegally concealed documents and violated open records laws in order to undercut their lawsuit. The allegations — which are included in a 28-page motion seeking sanctions against […]

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Daviess County Health Department reports death related to COVID-19 bringing total to four

The Daviess County Health Department reports an additional death related to COVID-19 since Thursday, October 15th, bringing the total number of deaths to four for the county. Nineteen COVID-19 cases have been added, which brings that total to 230. The number of active cases has gone down by 17 to 112. One hundred fourteen individuals […]

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Grundy County Health Department announces six new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

The Grundy County Health Department announces six new cases of COVID-19 were added for the county Wednesday, October 21st, which brings the total to 328. Two hundred forty-two cases have been confirmed, and 86 are probable. Forty-four cases are active. The Missouri Hospital Association reports the positive rate for Grundy County was 9.7% the week […]

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Caldwell and Harrison counties report new cases of COVID-19

The Caldwell County Health Department reports 202 total cases of COVID-19, which is an increase of three since Monday, October 19th. One hundred seventy-three cases have been confirmed, and 29 are probable. Twenty-six cases are active, and 174 have recovered. Two COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Caldwell County. The Harrison County Health Department reports […]