The Cuba School district is changing the meal distribution plan effective Friday. District officials anticipate these changes will facilitate greater participation and also provide greater ease for some to participate.
Students and faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology are back from spring break and back to meeting virtually after COVID-19 effectively shut down classrooms on the Rolla campus and at the other University of Missouri System universities. The transition to online education has gone fairly smoothly, according to faculty and students.
The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations’ (DOLIR’s) Division of Employment Security (DES) reported a total of 104,230 initial claims for the week ending March 28, 2020, the most recent week for which claims information is available. That is an increase of nearly 147 percent over the previous week’s initial claims of 42,207. More than 89,000 of the 104,230 initial claims were COVID-19 related.
Following some questions on who is notified about potential exposure to COVID-19, the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) has released information on the procedures involved following notification of a positive COVID-19 case in the county.
Practicing social distancing to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may sound scary or impossible to do, but there are ways to appropriately handle the process, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a health science professor at Ball State University.
Funeral homes in Steelville and Cuba have been coordinating their response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and have made several changes to their services to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus for the foreseeable future.