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Pettis County COVID Taskforce Shares Good News and Concern in Update

The Pettis County COVID-19 Task Force shared some good news, and expressed a note of concern in their latest briefing Monday afternoon. The good news, for the first time in over a year Pettis County didn't have an increase in COVID-19 cases in double digits. There were eight cases last week, and fourteen cases the week prior. For the month of May, the positivity rate was 4.87 with 62 positive cases and 1,210 negative cases.
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PCAD discusses new ambulances, software and training

The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors met Tuesday night at the PCAD Educational Center and discussed several issues including two new ambulances and Vairkko software. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue reading, you...
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Residents asked for input in Community Health Needs Assessment

What are the greatest health needs and issues of our community? You can share your thoughts by taking the Community Health Needs Assessment Survey being conducted by the Lake Area Community Health Partners committee. This group includes Lake Regional Health System, area health departments and others. This survey is intended...
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COVID-19 testing, vaccines continue in Pettis County

Pettis County added eight cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 5,209, according to the Pettis County Health Center. According to the Pettis County COVID-19 Task Force briefing issued Monday, this is the first week without a double-digit increase in cases in more than a year.
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Donate Blood and Get a Free Worlds For Fun Ticket

According to the American Red Cross someone needs blood in the United States very two seconds. The group says blood is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses and traumatic injuries. If that's not enough reason to donate blood, maybe a free ticket to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City will sweeten the deal.
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Pettis County Health Center board discusses quarantine, social media

In a much less tense meeting than the last two, the Pettis County Health Center Board of Trustees discussed quarantine guidelines and social media policies Thursday afternoon. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue reading, you...
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SFCC implements new COVID protocols

New COVID protocols are being implemented across the state and the latest is State Fair Community College. Last month, the Pettis County Health Center Board of Trustees and Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education made face masks optional on May 12. Now at SFCC, new COVID protocols will go into effect on June 1. The SFCC COVID-19 Response Team based this decision on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, SFCC President Dr. Joanna Anderson said. According to Anderson, individuals can now take personal responsibility for themselves and their safety due to vaccines being available.
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Community Calendar for June 6 through June 12

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak some meetings may be canceled or postponed. Please call the organization for information on cancellations. To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to fbemiss@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000 ext. 1481. SUNDAY. All day: AA Hotline number is 660-826-9608. Noon and...
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Pettis County has 3.7% COVID positivity rate

Pettis County added 14 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 5,201, according to the Pettis County Health Center. There are three individuals hospitalized at Bothwell Regional Health Center. According to the Pettis County COVID-19 Task Force briefing issued Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Health...
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Audio: Sedalia Representative says government should reward those who worked throughout pandemic

Sedalia State Representative Brad Pollitt says the government should reward workers who have worked throughout the pandemic, instead of giving more “government handouts” like unemployment benefits. Pollitt says he pleaded with Governor Parson’s Office to stop taking the 300-dollar-per-week federal coronavirus-related unemployment benefits. On June 12, Missouri will no longer...
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NEARLY 30 PERCENT OF PETTIS COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE

Nearly three-tenths of Pettis County residents have been administered at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Pettis County Health Center. Minutes from the Pettis County COVID-19 Task Force meeting on Monday, May 24, say Pettis County has now vaccinated approximately 29.3 percent of the population with at least one dose. According to the state’s website, 12,386 Pettis County residents have received one dose and 10,945 have completed the two-dose series- which is approximately 25.9 percent of the population fully vaccinated.
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KATY TRAIL COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFERING COVID-19 TESTING, VACCINATIONS

Katy Trail Community Health is conducting COVID-19 testing from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays at 816 Westwood in Sedalia. Minutes from the Pettis County COVID-19 Task Force meeting on Monday, May 24, say the health center can do a 15-minute rapid test for those who are traveling; or the health center will do laboratory testing with results within 48 hours. There is no charge for either type of testing.
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Bothwell recognizes staff during National Nurses Week

Bothwell Regional Health Center recognized nominees and presented Nurse of the Year and Nursing Support Person of the Year awards and a DAISY Award May 6 during National Nurses Week. The recipients of the Pat Gaunt Nursing and Hickman Excellence scholarships were also announced by the Bothwell Foundation. National Nurses...
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Smith-Cotton seniors celebrate graduation, making it through COVID

This school year began in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. After much effort, the Sedalia School District 200 opened and kept in-person classes. With the school year now coming to an end, …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new...