The City of Rolla, in partnership with Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation, will be constructing a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 44 this week that will impact traffic.
Phelps County News
Phelps County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The county has been chosen to receive $11,248 in Phase 38 funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. Deadline for applying for funds is January 19.
Missouri University of Science and Technology’s brand-new student tutoring program began this fall and, despite the pandemic, connected Missouri S&T students earning their teaching certifications with elementary and high school students in the local community.
For Kimberly McFarland, a nurse with Phelps Health Surgical Services, work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been anything but usual.
"I don't think there is such a thing as a typical day anymore,” she said.
Patrick Stites, of the Phelps/Maries County Health Department, reported the county is working with state and federal agencies as COVID-19 vaccine rollout is implemented. While the health department does not anticipate any general vaccinations soon, it has begun the process of preparing for when more vaccinations are available.