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Cole County Issues Stay-At-Home Order

Cole County takes the COVID-19 response to a new level. The Cole County Health Department announced a stay-at-home order Friday evening after they found evidence of community spread of the Coronavirus. There have been a dozen confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the health department says they’re still waiting for nearly …

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Large Hail Tears Through Jefferson City

Strong thunderstorms blow through Mid-Missouri. Hail as large as baseballs in some areas damaged numerous Jefferson City homes, vehicles, and businesses. Some people on the west side even reported having their windshileds completely shattered by the devastating storms.

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One person has gunshot wounds after a JCMO incident

(JCPD) — Earlier this morning at approximately 3:58 AM, a Jefferson City police officer heard multiple gunshots in the area of Madison and E. McCarty Streets. The communications center then began receiving calls reference a weapons offense in the 200 block of E. McCarty Street. Responding officers located multiple spent …

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Governor calls out the Missouri National Guard

Governor Parson has called in the Missouri National Guard to help with COVID-19 response. He signed an executive order Thursday calling on the Guard to begin mobilizing to support state and local agencies. Missouri Adjutant General Levon Cumpton says the Guard is training its personnel in special health and safety …

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Capital Region now offers new TeleDoc option

Are you putting off going to the doctor for even a routine visit? You’re not alone. Visits to doctors’ offices and clinics are down as much as 50 – percent. Dr. Michelle Barg says Capital Region has a new Tele-Doc feature set up …          x350327   You can download …

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Thousands of Missourians are being tested for COVID – 19

At least 502 people in Missouri have tested positive for the coronavirus, compared to yesterday’s count of 356. During a press conference today, State Health Director Randall Williams says Missouri continues to make changes to better monitor the outbreak. “We do track negatives. We changed our regulations so that we …

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500 – plus cases now confirmed .. a few more in Cole County

There are nearly 150 more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Missouri. State officials say the total number of confirmed cases is up to 502 as of Thursday afternoon. Wednesday’s count was 356. Cole County has counted 12 — positives, including two recoveries. Boone County has confirmed 33 cases, …

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Cleaning the Capitol

(MissouriNet) — Missouri’s governor says the State Capitol in Jefferson City is being cleaned extensively daily, to protect employees and to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Capitol has been closed to the general public since Tuesday. Governor Mike Parson says cleaning crews are working hard State health officials …

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Missouri disaster declaration approved

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s request for federal disaster declaration, the governor’s office announced Thursday. Trump’s decision means the state, local governments and nonprofits will receive some federal help to recover costs associated with the outbreak of the coronavirus. Parson sought …

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How long does it take to get COVID-19 test results back?

If you get tested for COVID – 19, how long it will take to get the results back could vary widely. Cole County Health Department’s Chezney Schulte it all depends on which lab is processing your sample …  Both Capital Region Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital both have drive …

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