The number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise after a recent outbreak in St. James. More than 40 cases in Phelps, Maries, Dent, Franklin, and Pulaski counties have been epidemiologically linked to Great Circle.
Phelps Health will be offering free drive-through testing for COVID-19, including nasal swab and antibody testing, on Saturday, July 11, in St. James. The event is already completely booked with those wanting to get tested.
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jake Shockley has opened an office in St. James, located in the old Casey’s building at 127 East James Boulevard. He is now offering financial services to help the community meet their long- and short-term financial goals.
With its fiscal year ending June 30, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks has granted a total of $2,282,338 for COVID-19 relief. Since it opened in late March, the CFO’s primary discretionary grantmaking program of the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund has made 101 grants totaling $852,956.
Missouri 2021 is excited to announce that the Missouri State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (MSSDAR), under the leadership of Joan Magee, State Regent, has joined the Bicentennial Alliance! August 10, 2021, will mark the state’s two hundredth anniversary of statehood. Magee said, “Recognizing this milestone is important. Our past and those of our ancestors shape our lives. We learn from this experience so we don’t repeat mistakes but rather make informed decisions going forward.”
The offices of Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County PHA are now open. The Phelps County PHA is seeing clients by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 573-265-4200. Drop-in visits are discouraged.