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'Health entrepreneurship' could boost access to care

Missouri ranks below the national average in many key measures related to health and access to health care, especially in rural parts of the state.
A new report from University of Missouri Extension suggests that “health entrepreneurship” might be one solution to the state’s shortage of care providers.

Bee hive class being offered in Rolla

    The Rolla Bee Club and the Phelps County Master Gardeners with University Extension are offering a free class "How do I start a bee hive?" class with speaker Jessie Scrivner-Gunn. Bees are important for plant survival and for increasing food supply for humans.

Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill is October 21

    Registration is open for the 2021 Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Oct. 21. More than 320,000 people are already registered for this year’s ShakeOut drill, which is designed to remind people how to protect themselves during an earthquake. Missouri is one of 14 participating central U.S. states that could be impacted by a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake.