Phelps Health announced this morning that it has further restricted its visitation policy until further notice. The following release was issued:
BY MADISON CZOPEK, Missouri News Network
Lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week with new measures in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among themselves and essential employees who work in the building.
The Cuba Police Department has arrested a local man for making terrorist threats after he allegedly coughed toward customers and wrote COVID on the inside of a cooler door at a local business on Tuesday.
In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson provided updates on efforts by the Missouri National Guard, Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC), and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to assist with the state’s COVID-19 response.
The Department of Social Services made additional programmatic changes to support Child Care Subsidy providers during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. To address income loss due to local restrictions and reduced child attendance, the department will make a special payment to Child Care Subsidy providers. For the month of March 2020, Child Care Subsidy providers will receive a payment no less than the average of their payments for the preceding three months, December 2019-February 2020.
The Saint James School District has announced that it is extending its school closure through May 1, with classes now tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, May 4, due to the ongoing pandemic. Superintendent Merlyn Johnson made the following announcement this afternoon: