Fulton, MOFulton Sun

COVID-19 creates fireworks shortage for distributors

Fireworks stands have been popping up all around the county to help Callawegians prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July. Theissen Fireworks tent located near Dairy Queen in Fulton is run by Bob Peneston. He's been in fireworks sales for about nine years. Though the coronavirus pandemic has put a...
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Missouri StateLinn County Leader

COVID-19 cases increasing in Missouri

New coronavirus cases increased 3.7% in Missouri in the week ending Sunday as the state added 4,542 cases. The previous week had 4,378 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Missouri ranked first among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY...
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Boone County, MOKOMU

Mid-Missouri counties prepare for new coronavirus variant

BOONE COUNTY - Boone and Cole Counties are preparing to combat a new coronavirus variant. The variant, named delta by the CDC, was first spotted in India earlier this year and has been confirmed in Cole County. Cole County Health Director Kristie Campbell said it has been in Cole County since early June.
Jefferson City, MOkjluradio.com

Latest COVID-19 variant found in Jefferson City/Columbia

The COVID-19 Delta variant has arrived in mid-Missouri. The Department of Health and Senior Services reports the variant is present in the sewersheds of Jefferson City and Columbia. The variant is also present in Fulton, Rolla, and Sedalia sewersheds. The variant is said to be more contagious and more severe...
Jefferson City, MOmo.gov

Sen. Steven Roberts Hosts Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, announces he will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Park Rec Complex YMCA. Senator Roberts has organized the clinic in cooperation with Dr. Melissa Nash, Affinia Healthcare and the YMCA.
Jefferson City, MOPosted by
Missouri Independent

After relying on local officials to combat COVID, Parson signs limit on health orders

Gov. Mike Parson’s strategy to contain the spread of COVID-19 was simple: local officials know best. Statewide mandates emanating from Jefferson City didn’t make sense in a state as diverse as Missouri, Parson argued amid the pandemic’s peak while rebuffing calls for him to take statewide action. But on Tuesday Parson signed a bill curbing […] The post After relying on local officials to combat COVID, Parson signs limit on health orders appeared first on Missouri Independent.
Jefferson City, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Missouri Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:. Police identify man fatally shot by Jefferson City officer. Former Missouri CPA sentenced to prison for Ponzi scheme. Police: 1 dead, 3 injured, 1 woman arrested in bar shooting.
Jefferson City, MO939theeagle.com

JC schools to end mask requirements

Mask requirements are lifting at several Jefferson City schools. Starting Monday, Lincoln University will stop requiring masks on campus. The Jefferson City School District will also take away its mask requirement for the second half of summer school starting June 21. Coronavirus case increases stayed low in mid-Missouri. Boone County...
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KMIZ ABC 17 News

TUESDAY UPDATE: Cole County to adds coronavirus vaccine sites with mobile pantry locations

Cole County will be adding more locations at mobile pantry locaitons in the month of June. SATURDAY, JUNE 5Helias Football Stadium – Lower Level1305 Swifts Highway in Jefferson City9 – 11 a.m.COVID Vaccines availableTUESDAY, JUNE 8Trinity Lutheran Church13007 Route C in Russellville1:30 – 3:30 p.m.COVID Vaccines availableTHURSDAY, JUNE 10Knights of Columbus1822 Tanner Bridge in Jefferson The post TUESDAY UPDATE: Cole County to adds coronavirus vaccine sites with mobile pantry locations appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Phelps County, MOthreeriverspublishing.com

Area COVID-19 cases drop to the teens

The Phelps-Maries County Health Department reported Monday active COVID-19 cases dropped to the mid to low teens, some of the lowest numbers reported since the beginning of the pandemic. Vaccinations also continue to slowly increase in the area as more get their first and second doses. The health department reported...