Governor Parson Extends Phase One Of Show Me Strong Recovery Plan

Governor Mike Parson is extending Phase 1 of the state’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan from Sunday May 31st through Monday June 15th. Parson said yesterday that some communities are farther along than others in the recovery process. Extending Phase 1 will give communities more time to prepare and align efforts as the state continues […]

SSM Audrain Beginning Limited Elective Procedures

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospitals in Mexico and Jefferson City will both begin limited elective procedures starting today (Monday). They will continue having patients, staff, and visitors were masking and will test all patients prior to the their scheduled procedures and maintain strict visitor policies.

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 […]

SSM Announces Closures Of Several Mid-Missouri Clinics and Pharmacies

SSM Health is announcing the closure of several clinics and pharmacies in mid-Missouri. The health system said it will close Fulton Family Medicine and walk-in clinic on April 30th, Vandalia Clinic on May 29th the Jefferson City Clinic on August 28th along with the Versailles Clinic in mid-September. The company also plans to close its […]

Missouri Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Chinese Government

The Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is suing the Chinese government, Chinese Communist Party and other Chinese officials and institutions. Schmitt filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Missouri yesterday. The lawsuit claims that during critical weeks of the initial outbreak of the coronavirus, Chinese authorities deceived the public, suppressed crucial information, arrested […]

Governor Parson To Address Missouri Stay At Home Order Today

Missouri Governor Mike Parson says he will address the Stay At Home order today (Thursday) and begin looking at a plan to reopen the state. The governor issued the statewide stay-at-home order on April 3rd, and it is set to end on April 24th at 11:59pm. Parson said yesterday that when testing is where it […]

SSM Asking For Donations Of Personal Protective Equipment And Medical Supplies

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 […]

More Schools Closings Announced Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

A number of Missouri schools are closing in an effort to halt or slow the spread of COVID-19. The Mexico School District will close this Friday, March 20th and be back in session after April 14th. The Moberly Public Schools will be out tomorrow (Wednesday) March 18th and will be out through April 3rd. Centralia […]