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ASHLAND, Mo. (KMIZ) Southern Boone Elementary School's new mask mandate was met with some pushback Friday morning, with anti-mask protesters showing up at the elementary school to oppose the requirement. Southern Boone Elementary School started requiring masks Friday after Superintendent Christopher Felmlee announced the school hit its benchmark to send...
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FRIDAY UPDATES: Boone County reports six COVID breakthrough deaths out of 92,000 fully vaccinated residents
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Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is back to reporting green status for the local hospital system after nearly three months in yellow. Green status, according to the Boone County COVID-19 dashboard, means no more than one hospital in the area reports yellow status and none report red. Hospitals with green status are operating within licensed bed capacity and accepting patient transfers from referring hospitals within standard operating procedures.
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The Southern Boone Elementary School is set to require masks beginning Friday, after Superintendent Christopher Felmlee announced the school hit its benchmark to send the school into a temporary mask mandate. The post Southern Boone Elementary School will require masks for at least two weeks starting Friday appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
KMIZ — The Jefferson City Board of Education voted Thursday night to keep the JC Schools’ COVID-19 reentry plan in place and will reevaluate around the 30th day of school. Public comment mainly consisted of debating over masks for students in schools. It’s an ongoing battle between those who want...
After adding over 1,076,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 41.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 650,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Jefferson City Board of Education voted Thursday night to keep the JC Schools' COVID-19 reentry plan in place and will reevaluate around the 30th day of school. Public comment mainly consisted of debating over masks for students in schools. Watch the meeting replay in the player below. It's an ongoing The post Jefferson City Board of Education votes to keep COVID-19 reentry plan in place appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
JEFFERSON CITY — As around 200 protesters opposing mask and vaccine mandates filled the Capitol rotunda Wednesday, state Attorney General Eric Schmitt vowed to sue the federal government over a pending vaccine mandate. A public hearing was held to discuss statewide implications of the federal vaccine mandate implemented by President...
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About 20 parents of students at Southern Boone Elementary School in Ashland protested near the school Friday morning, against the district’s decision to impose a mask requirement. Students at the school must wear a mask at school, effective today. Southern Boone Superintendent Chris Felmlee has written a letter to parents...
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