The Phelps County Assessor’s office is closing to the public as of Monday. The office issued the following release on March 21.
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Phelps Health's drive-through respiratory screening station will be open over the weekend from 8 a.m. to midnight. These hours will remain the same until further notice.
The Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild recognizes National Quilt Day celebrated the third Saturday in March each year, by donating a baby quilt to Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. The staff at the hospital will then present the quilt to the first baby born, at the hospital, on or after National Quilt Day in March.
The Phelps County Commission officially declared a state of emergency on Thursday that places limitations on public gatherings and and closes some businesses to the public starting Saturday. The declaration reads as follows:
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to coronavirus and other viruses. Professors in electrical and computer engineering are using machine learning to build a robust system to alert authorities to airborne biohazards as travelers pass through TSA security checkpoints.