The Audrain County Health Department reports no county resident has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus as of ten this (Wednesday) morning. In the daily briefing the health department says so far 15 people have been tested with 11 negative test results and 4 results pending.
Dr. Simon Mckeown, Medical Director of Audrain Public Health and Medical Director of SSM-Audrain Urgent Care in Mexico answered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today.
SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospitals in Jefferson City and Mexico are now accepting donations of personal protective items and medical supplies, as well as cash donations. SSM is asking for safety reasons, all donated supplies should be unopened and in their original packaging. Priority needs include alcohol pad wipes, exam gloves, goggles, face shields and […]
A Community Health Care Task Force is now formed in Mexico in an effort to keep local health care through hospital services in the town. The announcement was made yesterday (Tuesday) that the task force will be comprised of individuals from the chamber of commerce, hospital foundation, Mexico city officials, Audrain County officials, and other […]
Missouri Military Academy will continue its contained campus status until the end of April, according to MMA President Brigadier General Richard Geraci. There are no known cases of the coronavirus on campus. The campus is closed to visitors and only vendors essential to the operation of the school are allowed on campus. Cadets will continue […]
As of 1:00 this (Monday) afternoon, the Audrain County Health Department has not had a county resident that has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to a press release from the department. Numbers provided by ACHD indicate 10 residents being tested with 6 of those coming back negative. 4 test results are still pending. […]
Jamie Hill, Infection Prevention Nurse at SSM-Audrain in Mexico was the featured guest on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today. She talked about symptoms of COVID-19 and why it is important to call ahead before arriving at a hospital or clinic.
Several projects will be underway in Audrain County starting today that will temporarily impact traffic. Youngs Creek Bridge, located east of Centralia will be down to one lane traffic, for concrete patching on the bridge. The work will be done from 7am until 4pm starting today through Wednesday. Audrain County Route KK will be closed […]
A Mexico Middle School Teacher is testing positive for COVID-19. According to an email from the school district the employee is not a resident of Audrain County and is a Callaway County resident and is following recommendations, the employee has self-quarantined for 14 days. The Audrain County Health Department has just received notification of a […]
The Audrain County Health Department reports they have not received a lab or State jurisdictional notice that any county resident has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus as of yesterday (Thursday). The information was provided yesterday (Thursday) in a daily briefing that 8 people have been tested with 1 negative result and 7 tests pending. […]