COVID-19 Updates

Mayor issues fifth emergency order

WHEREAS, on January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General  declared the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, advising countries to prepare for the containment, detection, isolation and case management, contact training, and prevention of onward spread of disease; and,  WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020,

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Hy-Vee seeks photos to recognize hometown heroes, essential workers

As the COVID-19 continues to impact daily lives, Hy-Vee is asking essential workers across its eight-state region to submit photos of themselves doing their jobs so Hy-Vee can recognize the work they are doing to serve their communities. The photos will be featured on Hy-Vee’s social media platforms in a video montage as part of

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Geography with Goudge

“This week’s Covid-19 map, based on the Johns Hopkins (CSSE) data displays the number of deaths in each state divided by the population (deaths per capita). The pattern is very similar to last week’s map. Only eight states are above the national average, accounting for 76% of the deaths.  Five, in the Northeast, are responsible

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County businesses step up with conveniences

Nodaway County residents have local food businesses that have extended services. Tuck Point Bar and Grill, Ravenwood, through an agreement with Sysco Foods, has been offering groceries for curbside pick up. The restaurant is selling necessities, such as sugar, flour and yeast, along with gloves, paper towels, condiments and bath tissue. Other items offered are

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COVID-19 testing available for first 200 residents who preregister

The Nodaway County Health Department in collaboration with MOSAIC Medical Center-Maryville will be providing adult COVID-19 testing for 200 residents on April 28, 2020. Symptoms will not be required to get a test. The testing will involve using a swab to take a sample from inside the nose and can be uncomfortable. Testing will be

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UEC grants wavers due to COVID-19

For a second time, United Electric Cooperative will waive the service availability charge for all members for another month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These credits will be reflected on the statement which members will receive in May and June. For residential members, this monthly charge is $45 on their bill and nonresidential is $60.

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Nodaway County Health Center Partners with MOSAIC Medical Center- Maryville for COVID-19 Point of Care Testing.

Through participation in the Point of Care Testing initiative by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and U.S. Health and Senior Services, Nodaway County Health Center has received an Abbott ID rapid test instrument for COVID-19. The instrument has been placed with MOSAIC Medical Center- Maryville to conduct the point of care testing. Instruments

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Ministry Center expands hours

The Ministry Center, Maryville, is offering a new food distribution day, from 1 to 3 pm, Thursdays, for service industry workers who have been laid off due to COVID-19. Requirements to receive a box of food: • Must have proof you are a Nodaway County resident • Bring driver’s license • Please bring paystub dated

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Polk Township firemen aid in food distribution

First Christian Church secretary Lisa Smeltzer, dressed as the Easter Bunny, greeted the car drivers with a free roll of bath tissue while firefighters Matt Johnson and Remington Long carried food items. The First Christian Church is offering a curbside/delivery meal from 5 to 6 pm, Thursdays. The church and The Ministry Center provided most

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