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.
Workers losing their job because of the coronavirus no longer have to wait a week before filing claims.
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…
(The Center Square) – As of March 31, 30 of the 50 states have issued stay-at-home orders to residents. Although the names of the orders – shelter-in-place, stay-at-home, stay home, stay safe – vary from state to state, they include at least two common elements: the closure of nonessential businesses and requesting all residents to stay home except for essential trips.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but urged everyone to follow federal guidelines so the country can end the pandemic.
Lincoln County has now seen evidence of community spread of COVID-19, a March 31 notice from the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) said.
(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday that he will extend his emergency stay-at-home order through the end of April.
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…
The Troy Police Department issued an advisory to the community this week, stating that its members and Chief of Police Jeff Taylor will continue to meet regularly with the Lincoln County Health Department regarding COVID-19.
The St. Charles County Department of Public Health was alerted to the county’s first positive test for the novel coronavirus early last week. The case is travel-related, according to a press release from the county, and the patient has been quarantined at home. Over the weekend, two more pos…
Missouri's new cases rose to 28 on Thursday, a stark contrast from Illinois where officials reported 422 cases statewide.
New actions continue to be taken both locally and state-wide regarding the novel coronavirus, as organizations take steps to reduce the spread of the virus in Missouri and Lincoln County.
In response to the rapidly changing situation concerning the coronavirus, St. Charles Community College will initiate precautionary safety measures related to social isolation.
With Missouri’s first case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) sparking concern in the St. Louis community and with more widely available testing resources, Mercy will open a drive-through COVID-19 test collection site* on Saturday, March 14, at the earliest.
A family member of three students in the Lincoln County R-III School District has been tested for COVID-19. Those test results have not yet been received, a statement from the school district said, but the family has taken precautions and has self-isolated. The students in the family attend …
The Lincoln County Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 10 2020. This activation is in response to a request from the Lincoln County Health Department, and is intended to support their efforts regarding planning and preparations for, or any necessary response on…