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Governor Parson Issues Statewide ‘Stay Home Missouri’ Order to Control, Contain, Combat Covid-19

Building on Missouri’s efforts to control, contain, and combat COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson today issued a statewide “Stay Home Missouri” Order effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020. The Order explicitly states that individuals currently residing within the state of Missouri shall avoid leaving their homes…

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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Scotland County

The Scotland County Health Department has confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Scotland County. The person is in self quarantine and those with close contact have also been informed to self quarantine. The Health Department declined to release the name of the individual or any more information related to the specific case to…

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Scotland County Hospital Makes Preparations for Covid-19

Scotland County Hospital & Clinics remains open for business and prepared to serve the health needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic and always. We encourage all individuals to become and remain prepared as well. Together, we can protect ourselves and diminish the spread of this disease by limiting travel and community exposure, remaining…

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Potential Local COVID-19 Case Spurs SCR-I to Cancel School for Two Weeks

The announcement on Sunday evening that Scotland County R-I would be closing for two weeks as part of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic may have caught the community a bit off guard, but in less than 48 hours the district was joined by the vast majority of public education providers in the state. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson…

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MSHP Suspends Driver Road Testing Statewide

Colonel Eric T. Olson, Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol announces beginning immediately today, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is suspending driver road testing at all locations. All road tests through March 31 are canceled. The Patrol is monitoring the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and will update the public…

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Missouri Governor Urges Cancellation of Large Group Activities

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Following new recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding mass gatherings or large community events in Missouri: “As we are all aware, concerns over COVID-19 continue to grow across the state and the nation. In accordance with CDC…

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Scotland County Hospital Closed to Visitors

Memphis, Missouri – Friday, March 13, 2020 – The Scotland County Hospital has announced it is closed to visitors. The following information was released by the hospital on Friday afternoon. ATTENTION ALL: No visitors are allowed. If you have a clinic appointment, lab, radiology, therapy or a patient for any other reasons, we have access…

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