Opioid addiction keeps an estimated 1 million Missourians out of the workforce and costs the state about $1 million an hour, including the loss of jobs and wages. A new University of Missouri community health initiative will help rural communities counter the effects of the opioid crisis by focusing on local workforce recovery efforts, which could also help faltering rural economies.
The 80th meeting of members of Crawford Electric Cooperative is sure to be history-making since it will be online only. On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the co-op will conduct the annual business session during a virtual event.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries, that supply blood to the internal organs, arms and legs, become completely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis.
With many colleges and universities incorporating online learning into their curriculum as COVID-19 concerns continue to grow, those who do not have access to affordable, high-speed internet and want to further their education are often left behind.
Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, First Community National Bank (FCNB) announced Monday that it was closing its lobbies again in order to protect customers, employees, and the community from the spread of the coronavirus. The move was “effective immediately.”
By Susan Evans, MBSH Freelance Writer
When Mike Bittner, age 68, of Sullivan, contracted the flu in February 2019, he never imagined the effects it would have. A smoker for more than 50 years, he'd dealt with some respiratory infections, but this time was different.