Phelps County News

Missouri S&T provides same-day antigen testing for its students

Student health services at Missouri University of Science and Technology now has the ability to return COVID-19 testing results in a single day. The university recently installed new testing equipment that looks for antigens – molecules that cause a person’s immune system to produce antibodies against illnesses.

S&T research on soybean oil may benefit manufacturers, farmers and environment

    Replacing a petroleum and water mixture with soybean oil as a lubricant and cooling agent for cutting metal would save money, reduce environmental impact, be safer for workers, and potentially help soybean farmers across the U.S., say Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers who are developing the method.

Several potential COVID exposures identified by health department

The following was released today by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department this afternoon:

During the course of case investigations, we have identified a cluster of positive cases that have identified the following locations for potential exposure to COVID-19.  Some individuals were experiencing symptoms while at these locations.

Celebration of Nations 2020 to hold online events

    Missouri University of Science and Technology’s eleventh annual Celebration of Nations will present a series of virtual events this fall in place of an in-person event.