Phelps County News

PMCHD issues possible COVID-19 exposure alert

Part of the Phelps/Maries County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health is informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community.
Individuals at the following location on the dates below are at low risk for contracting COVID-19, and should self-monitor for symptoms.

Missouri S&T names new chair of chemical and biochemical engineering

Dr. Hu Yang will begin his new role as chair of the chemical and biochemical engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Aug. 1. Yang comes to Rolla from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he is the Qimonda Endowed Chair in chemical and life science engineering, biomedical engineering, and pharmaceutics.

Phelps County to receive $5.2 million through CARES Act

    The Phelps County Commissioner recently approved the acceptance of more than $5.2 million through the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) act to help with local COVID-19 relief efforts. Commissioners now are seeking guidance as to how the money can be spent.