The Alpha (B.1.1.7) and Delta (B.1.617.2) variants of the coronavirus have been identified in Phelps County, according to the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. Local COVID-19 vaccination opportunities can be found at www.vaccines.gov by searching for vaccine offered, zip code, and search radius.
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Governor Mike Parson has appointed Sonja Childers, of Rolla, to serve as the next Phelps County Circuit Clerk. Childers was one of five statewide elected position vacancies filled on Wednesday, June 16.
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Rural Opioid Initiatives, the Meramec Region’s Rural Opioid Program (MRROP) and Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI), in partnership with Mid-MO Addiction Awareness Group (MAAG) will host an opioid use disorder (OUD) awareness walk in Linn on June 19, beginning at 10 a.m.
Rolla will host a lunch stop for the 2021 “Hemmings Motor News” Great Race presented by Hagerty on Tuesday, June 22, race organizers have announced. Cars will pass through St. James and Steelville that afternoon.
A new slate of Summer Learning Academy (SLA) classes have opened for Rolla area children and teens.