Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is urging Missourians to register to vote or verify their registration on National Voter Registration Day.
State and Regional News
This autumn, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles. Please remember that farmers are just doing their jobs when moving equipment from field to field. It’s important that we be patient and drive carefully around farm vehicles.
Following three consecutive days of record high hospitalizations, Governor Mike Parson announced Monday that the state of Missouri has expanded its COVID 19 dashboards. The new dashboards, now located on the Show Me Strong website at https://showmestrong.mo.gov/data/public-health/, provide Missourians with multiple charts, maps, and measures about COVID-19 and its impact in the state.
The historic forest fires burning in the western United States have focused attention on the dangers of wildland fires, but across the nation, but more than three-quarters of fire deaths and injuries occur in residential properties. Kitchen fires and cooking are the leading causes of residential fires. For 2020, Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10, is themed “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” and aims to reduce kitchen fires.
This week, the state released revised guidance for long-term care facilities in Missouri that choose to establish an Essential Caregiver program and/or resume general visits either inside or outside the facility.