Local Emergency Planning Committee

Glen Briggs steps down as chairman of Local Emergency Planning Committee

Due to a technicality, Glen Briggs reports he’s stepping down as the elected chairman of the Local Emergency Planning Committee for Grundy County, but Briggs says he will continue as the Grundy County Emergency Manager. Due to what was called rule changes implemented by the Missouri Emergency Response Commission, the emergency planning committee chairman can […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department offering mailing list for Coronavirus information

With the continued evolution of the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States and daily updates in the news media, the Grundy County Health Department is offering a two-page summary of Coronavirus information to further increase awareness and how to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases. Businesses and others wanting to learn more about potentially preventing […]

Flu Season

February is busiest month for Grundy County Health Department when it comes to flu season

One-hundred-thirty-five cases of influenza had been reported for this season to the Grundy County Health Department of Trenton as of Wednesday afternoon, March 4, 2020. Epidemiology Specialist Kelli Hillerman says 82 of those cases were Influenza A and 53 have been Influenza B. She calls February the health department’s “busiest month” when it comes to […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approve appointments

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved appointments for positions Tuesday. Glen Briggs was appointed chairperson, Alan Barnett vice-chairperson, and Kelli Hillerman as secretary. A listing of individuals was approved for the 2020 membership listing. They represent elected officials, firefighting, law enforcement, community groups, public health, hospital, and facilities. The committee also approved the […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee tackles busy agenda

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee holds lengthy meeting

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved the budget as proposed at a meeting Tuesday. Secretary Kelli Hillerman reports anticipated expenses for the local emergency planning committee include nearly 26 hundred dollars ($2,565) for Hazardous Materials dues, $200 for training, and $100 each for meetings and Tier 2 (II) notices, for a total of […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee to hold exercise at Sunnyview

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a tabletop exercise focusing on helping long-term care facilities better prepare to respond in an emergency situation. The exercise will be at Sunnyview Nursing Home of Trenton the morning of December 27th at 9 o’clock and will help Sunnyview and other facilities to meet regulatory requirements […]

More than 250 flu shots administered during drive-thru flu shot clinic

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton reports more than 250 flu shots were given to participants and volunteers at its drive-thru flu shot clinic in Trenton on Wednesday. Emergency Response Planner for the health department Kelli Hillerman reports the numbers were down from the previous drive-thru clinic in 2013. However, she says it was […]

Audio: Grundy County Health Department drive-through flu shot clinic set for Wednesday, October 17th

For the first time in five years, the Grundy County Health Department will hold a drive-through, flu shot clinic Wednesday, October 17th from 10 to 1 o’clock. Motor vehicles will follow a course from southbound Princeton Road, turning onto 17th Street, turning into the lot of First Christian Church where paperwork is checked, exiting onto 18th, […]