Another double-digit increase in active COVID-19 cases in Audrain County being reported this (Friday) evening. As of 5:00 according to the Audrain County Health Department, there are 581 total cases in the county with 251 still active, up 26 and 20 respectively since Thursday’s report. 6 more recoveries have been made, bringing that total to […]
Columbia Boone County Public Health and Human Services is modifying a health order in effect until October 6th. Entertainment venues, bars and restaurants serving alcohol must close by 10:30 p.m. but the restriction on stopping alcohol service at 9:00 p.m. is no longer in effect. Food establishments that don’t comply with the health order will […]
Local Audrain County agency and community leaders virtually meet for their weekly intra-collaborative meeting to discuss COVID-19. During the meeting it was learned that SSM-Audrain’s drive-thru testing site is averaging 10 to 25 patients daily; the testing site is on the north side of the hospital and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. […]
Another outbreak of COVID-19 being reported in Vandalia, this time at the Women’s Eastern Reception and Diagnostic Center. According to the Department of Corrections website, 180 offenders and 2 staff have tested positive. None of the positive cases have required hospitalization. An update from the Audrain County Health Department is expected later today.
Three new cases of the novel coronavirus being reported in Audrain County this (Tuesday) afternoon. As of 4:30, the Audrain County Health Department is reporting 366 total cases with 59 still active. There have been 303 recoveries and 4 deaths in the county since the pandemic began.
UM System President Mun Choi is announcing student sanctions for violating COVID-19 rules and expectations. In an email to students, faculty and staff, two Mizzou students face expulsion, three others face suspension, and eleven student organizations are under investigation. The students are accused of willfully violating the university’s policies regarding COVID-19. As of September 11th, […]
The Audrain County Commission is releasing Phase 3 of CARES Act funding. This phase is designed for mitigation purchases to protect against future COVID-19 issues. The Commission has set aside a half million dollars and is limiting funding per entity to five thousand dollars, although the size of the entity may be taken into account […]
Audrain County Health Department reporting a fourth death in Audrain County this (Monday) afternoon. As of 4:00, there are now 4 deaths in the county and 363 total cases, reflecting an increase of 29 since Friday’s report. Active cases are up 18 from Friday at 60 and there have been 7 additional recoveries for a […]
Audrain County Emergency Management Agency Director Nicholas Tietsort and new Assistant Director Juda Paniagua joined Public Perspectives Saturday morning to talk about emergency preparedness and COVID-19 response in the county and we introduced Juda to the community.
Four new cases of COVID-19 in Audrain County, according to the Audrain County Health Department. As of 3:00 this (Thursday) afternoon, there are now 333 total cases in the county with 60 active cases, 271 recoveries, and two deaths.