MU Health Care Opening Second COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site

MU Health Care is instituting changes to its drive-thru COVID-19 testing process, including opening a second location at Mizzou North that will be located at 115 Business Loop 70 West in Columbia. In an email sent out from MU Health Care this morning, they say this week, the existing drive-thru site experienced a significant increase […]

Area Law Enforcement Respond To Minnesota Police Killing Of George Floyd

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller is weighing in on the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. Floyd, a 46 year old black man, died Monday after an officer with the Minneapolis Police Department used his knee on Floyd’s neck to pin him to the ground. His death sparked outrage and nationwide protests. Sheriff Oller […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Resuming CDL Written Tests

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is set to resume CDL written testing today in certain locations. In the Troop F area, tests will be given Monday through Friday in Mexico, Jefferson City, Owensville, and Columbia. Tests will be given to those applicants with essential needs and social distancing measures will need to be followed at […]

MU Health Care Participating In COVID-19 Plasma Trial

MU Health Care will join a select group of hospitals nationwide by participating in a clinical trial to determine whether plasma from those previously infected with novel coronavirus can benefit those currently fighting the virus. MU Health Care and more than 100 other hospitals nationwide have enrolled in the trial to help determine if this […]

Hearnes Center And MU Arena Being Looked At As Possible Emergency Hospitals

Several sports arenas in Columbia could be transformed into an emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients. Representatives of the Missouri National Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Hearnes Center and Mizzou Arena last week and so far the project is just in the planning stages. If the coronavirus pandemic fills the almost twelve […]