Coronavirus

Free COVID-19 testing clinic to be held in Kirksville

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri National Guard are coordinating a free COVID-19 testing drive-through clinic for state residents at the Northeast Missouri Fairgrounds of Kirksville. Participants are asked to enter the fairgrounds from the Patterson Street entrance. Those being tested should wear masks to protect staff administering the tests. Individuals […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Seven residents of Sunnyview test positive for COVID-19, Eleven residents under restriction

Eleven residents at Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton are under COVID-19 restrictions as of the morning of Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Administrator Jerry Doerhoff says seven of those residents have tested positive, and four were close contacts who shared a room with positive residents. The facility contacts a resident’s family if he or […]

Coronavirus

Missouri to get rapid COVID-19 tests for long term care centers and schools

The federal government plans to deliver more than 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests around the country. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) spokesperson Mallory McGowin says long term care centers and higher education and K-12 schools will be at the top of the priority list. She expects the tests to come to Missouri […]

Trenton High School

THS football player tests positive for COVID-19

Trenton High School Athletic Director John Cowling announces the school district received notification that one of the THS football players tested positive for COVID-19. MSHSAA regulations say it is necessary for the entire player roster and coaching staff to be quarantined from the point of last contact with the positive case. Cowling says the Grundy […]

Coronavirus

Missouri partners with Washington University for roll out of new COVID-19 saliva tests

The state of Missouri is working with Washington University in St. Louis to offer its new COVID-19 saliva test statewide soon. Officials reportedly hope to launch the tests later this month or in October. During a press conference in St. Louis, Missouri Economic Development Department Director Rob Dixon says the state is working alongside the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton School District notified that THS volleyball player tests positive for COVID-19

The Trenton R-IX district has been notified that one of the THS volleyball players has tested positive for COVID-19.  According to MSHSAA regulations, this means that it is necessary for the entire player roster and coaching staff to be quarantined from the point of the last contact with the positive case. The Grundy County Health […]

Coronavirus

Daviess, Linn and Livingston counties continue to see increases in COVID-19 cases

The Daviess County Health Department reports a total of 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the county this week, bringing the total to 37. Two cases have recovered this week, and the total number of recovered cases is 18. Nineteen Daviess County cases are active. The Linn County Health Department announces 91 total cases of […]

Macon Tigers

Student at Macon R-1 School District tests positive for COVID-19

The Macon R-1 School District has announced it was made aware Wednesday, September 2nd of a positive COVID-19 test from a sixth-grade student. Superintendent Scott Jarvis notes the student was asymptomatic and has been at school all week. Two other sixth grade students are scheduled to be tested for COVID-19 Thursday, September 3rd. Macon is […]

North Harrison R-3 School District website

Staff member at North Harrison R-3 School District tests positive for COVID-19

The North Harrison R-3 School District of Eagleville and Harrison County Health Department Administrator Courtney Cross has announced a staff member at North Harrison is a presumed positive case for COVID-19. The individual is isolating at home. Close contacts are being identified by the school district and health department. North Harrison Superintendent Doctor Todd White […]

Princeton Missouri School District Website

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Princeton R-5 School District

Princeton R-5 Superintendent Jerry Girdner reports the district learned Wednesday, September 2nd a high school staff member tested positive for COVID-19. This is the second positive case of which the district is aware. Both cases have been linked to separate events not related to Princeton R-5. The confirmed cases are not considered to have been […]