UPDATE: 10:58 a.m.
Based on the recommendations provided by the Lincoln County CARES Act Advisory Committee, the Lincoln County Commission issued nine checks totaling $630,951.17 to organizations that had requested reimbursement under the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act on Wednesday.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, along with the Missouri National Guard, performed free drive-through community testing for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, last week at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Troy.
As part of Missouri's "Show Me Strong Recovery" Plan, the Lincoln County Health Department extended the Phase I portion until June 15, to adhere to state guidelines for reopening businesses closed during the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak.
Against the objections of Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, state lawmakers voted to expand voting-by-mail options during the COVID-19 pandemic last Friday.
Earlier this week, more cases of COVID-19 were reported at the Lincoln County Jail.
When thoughts of the COVID-19 occur, sometimes the attention immediately goes to the front lines at the hospitals. Although patients may report straight to hospitals after being instructed to, clinics and their health care workers could be the first line of defense for many.
An inmate at the Lincoln County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, the facility confirmed on Wednesday.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, today announced that Missouri is receiving $66.5 million in Child Care and Development Block Grant funding from the CARES Act to support coron…
Like it or not, Americans are getting used to a new normal: no sports while the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is causing disruptions around the country.
When Brandon Altman found out his senior season with Winfield High School’s baseball team could be wiped out due to the COVID-19 outbreak, devastation was only one of the emotions he felt rushing through him.
Building on Missouri’s efforts to control, contain, and combat COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson late Friday afternoon issued a statewide “Stay Home Missouri” Order, effective starting at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 6, and lasting until 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 24.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have been clear and consistent in their message to seniors: While anyone can fall victim to COVID-19, those who are 65 and older are in an especially high-risk group.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development activated a statewide network of more than 400 local economic development groups to answer questions and offer assistance to employers impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19). Employers that are considering full or partial shutdowns in connection wi…
Lincoln County has now seen evidence of community spread of COVID-19, a March 31 notice from the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) said.
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the state and the nation, lawmakers and the governor are urging Missourians to take the proper precautions to help protect the health and safety of all citizens. Missourians are currently under a statewide order issued by the Department of He…
The Lincoln County Health Department [LCHD] issued a stay at home order, one day before the fourth positive case of coronavirus was announced for the county.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Missouri Democratic Party (MDP) is taking all necessary steps to help curb the spread of the virus in Missouri and to do its part to protect the health and well-being of staff, supporters and fellow citizens. As of Friday, March 13, the MDP has postpone…
Two positive cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in Lincoln County; both were announced on March 26. One patient is travel-related, is a resident of Lincoln County and is in their 40s, the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) said in a press release.
Like schools across the Country, Elsberry Schools have done what is necessary to keep their teachers, staff and students safe. In the wake of the COVID-19 Outbreak the doors are closed through April 3, with students expected to return April 6.
Colonel Eric T. Olson, Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol announces that the Patrol is immediately suspending all written and skills-based driver road testing at all locations through April 6, 2020. This includes operator, commercial driver license and motorcycle testing.
A medical provider who works at Mercy facilities in Troy and Washington tested positive for COVID-19 on March 21, prompting a reaction from the hospital to handle the situation.
The Missouri Republican Party, acting with the approval of the Republican National Committee, has cancelled County Caucus meetings in Missouri, scheduled for April 4. This action was taken to protect the health of Missourians as recommended by the US Center for Disease Control (CDC). The CD…
- County Commission declares state of emergency
- Local school districts close doors until April 6
- Troy Police Department offers aid to elderly, high-risk members of community
- St. Charles County sees first three cases of COVID-19
- Mercy Hospital Lincoln restricts visitor access
- All Lincoln County school districts to close through April 3 due to coronavirus
- St. Charles Community College moves classes and services online until March 30
- Mercy opens COVID-19 Test Collection Site in Chesterfield
- Family member of local students tested for COVID-19, county awaiting results
- Lincoln County activates Emergency Operation Center, no current COVID-19 cases reported in the county