The following is a timeline of national and regional events related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Information is updated daily.
WARRENSBURG — The approach of the summer months usually welcomes events and gatherings that bring visitors to Warrensburg, but the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has impacted many businesses and industries, including local tourism.
WARRENSBURG – The Johnson County COVID-19 Task Force stated there were no new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, April 9, in Johnson County, Missouri.
KNOB NOSTER — Before new CDC guidelines limited the number of people in a gathering, the U.S. Air Force hosted a public hearing on March 12 at Knob Noster High School.
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE – At the request of Whiteman Air Force Base leaders, the Whiteman AFB Commissary will be closed until at least Tuesday, April 7, effective immediately, Saturday, April 4.
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE — Team Whiteman directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie, on Wednesday, March 25, to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of the Air Force and the local Missouri communities.
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Farmers and their families are generally fortunate to not live in the kinds of high-density areas that supercharge virus transmission, but the COVID-19 outbreak brings unique challenges to those involved in agriculture.
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JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday, April 9, he has ordered all Missouri public and charter schools to remain closed through the remainder of the academic year with the exceptions of nutrition services and child care that are outlined in our recent health order.
WARRENSBURG — Inspired by action taken by a Canadian youth, two University of Central Missouri students have found a way to provide relief for individuals who experience discomfort from extended use of protective masks.
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Schools Foundation announced it has received a pledge to match donations made to the Alex S. Nassif Fund to assist students during the COVID-19 crisis.
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19 information meeting Tuesday, April 7, via Zoom to provide relevant information to chamber members and allow them to ask questions concerning the current situation.
Elaine Dosenbach, Survival House overnight staff member, is one of numerous employees dedicated to helping victims of domestic and sexual violence overcome their previous experiences and remind them of their worth.
COLUMBIA — OATS Transit announced it has not set a date to return to normal operations.
The University of Missouri Extension is offering “Town Hall” meetings for producers in various areas of agriculture.
HARRISONVILLE — The University of Missouri Extension in Cass County is offering an eight session “Parenting the Second Time Around (PASTA)” webinar series beginning April 20 online via Zoom.
HARRISONVILLE — The University of Missouri Extension is offering an eight-session “Boost Your Brain & Memory: Brain Fitness Class” beginning April 13 online via an application called Zoom.
With warmer temperatures and moisture in the ground, April is typically a good month to look for morel mushrooms.
JEFFERSON CITY — With many people in Missouri heading outside to enjoy the spring weather, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people that it is still critical for everyone to continue to heed all recommendations for physical distancing, avoiding overcrowding, hand-washing …