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Since its inception in 2015, the InsideOut program has provided training for educational leaders, athletic administrators, coaches and others in the community.
“The thing we need to remember most importantly out of this is that it isn’t about restricting individuals, it’s about saving lives,” Jefferson County Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar said in a statement.
The chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force said projections show the region’s hospitals maxing out intensive care units in a matter of days.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome and the Governor's Mansion to shine purple in recognition of National Adoption Month.
Currently, anyone in a K-12 setting who is directly exposed must quarantine for 14 days. The new guidance does not require quarantining if both the infected person and the person exposed wore masks.
Parson, a former sheriff who was elected lieutenant governor in 2016, moved into the top job two years ago after former Republican Gov. Eric Greitens resigned in the face of possible impeachment amid multiple scandals.
Republicans hold the governor’s office in 26 states, including Missouri, and are hoping to retake the top job in Montana, where Democrats have held it for the past 16 years.
There is nearly no place in America where COVID-19 case counts are trending in the right direction as the country heads into what health experts say will be the most challenging months of the pandemic.
The state’s seven-day positivity rate was 17.9%. The national seven-day positivity rate was at 5.1%, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The WHO has set 5% as the benchmark.
Republican Gov. Mike Parson and Democratic candidate Nicole Galloway will go head-to-head Friday night for the first, and potentially only, debate.
“We are glad to be back and want to again thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. We are humbled every day to be surrounded by such great people across the state,” Parson said.
Missouri continues to have one of the highest rates of positive cases in the nation, but it has had no statewide restrictions since June 15.
Gibson’s death came on the 52nd anniversary of perhaps his most overpowering performance, when he struck out a World Series record 17 batters in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series against Detroit.
The decision not to provide information on illnesses within the office differs from the practice of other state agencies that have routinely reported case numbers since the pandemic began.
Attorneys for the ACLU argue the Missouri court order goes against a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention temporary ban on evictions intended to help with social distancing and make it easier for sick or at-risk communities to self-isolate.
This year, the VA says the summit will cover veteran mental health, suicide prevention, and a third topic: caregiver support.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus.