Today, March 28, the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) released information on its first positive case of COVID-19 in Crawford County. The case is not travel related and the patient, a male, age 79, is currently hospitalized and in isolation.
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Crawford County Commissioners officially announced on March 24 they had declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis the previous week. The commission also adopted a set of rules for leave for county employees related to illness.
The Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, remains in operation in Missouri. Local agencies continue to support current participants and to enroll new participants who may now be income-eligible due to the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Crawford County school superintendents released a letter to parents and staff this morning, extending the closure of all county schools through Friday, April 24. The letter is as follows:
Crawford County Collector Pat Schwent approached commissioners at their March 24 meeting to begin discussion on the 2020 tax sale for real estate with unpaid taxes. Schwent noted Crawford County is currently on a one-year delinquency schedule, although state regulations allow for up to three years before property is auctioned on the courthouse lawn.