Health department sees active COVID cases decrease slightly

    Active cases of COVID-19 decreased in Phelps County, according to a weekly report from the Phelps/Maries County Health Department. There were more active cases in Maries County over the past week, as the pandemic continues to affect the area. Deaths associated with COVID-19 have also increased to 19.

City discusses MoDOT speed limit request

    The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) made a request to the city of St. James to adjust speed limits coming into town. During the October 13 meeting of the St. James City Council, the council voiced their concerns about the proposal, which was designed to stagger the speeds coming into the city limits.

Statewide winter weather drill set for October 21-22

    In an attempt to get a jump on this year’s winter season, the Missouri Department of Transportation will hold its annual winter operations drill on Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22. The drill has been expanded to two days this year to accommodate social distancing requirements due to COVID-19.

Virtual quilt auction will benefit Missouri 4-H

    The Missouri 4-H Foundation will host its first virtual quilt auction this fall and is seeking donations of handmade quilts of all sizes, either machine- or hand-quilted.

MBSH shows many rolls of the Care Coordination department

By Christopher Jeffrey, Social Services Manager
    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Care Coordination department is comprised of two Registered Nurse case managers and two Social Workers.  The focus of this department is case management.  So, what is case management?