COVID-19 Updates

Governor declares public health emergency

  On March 21, 2020, Governor Michael L. Parson issued a statewide order on social distancing in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Local public health authorities are being directed to carry out and enforce provisions of the order to protect the health and safety of Missouri citizens. On March 19, 2020, the City of Maryville

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Governor Parson Directs DHSS Director to Require Social Distancing Statewide

Building on Missouri’s efforts to address COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson has directed Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director Dr. Randall Williams to order statewide social distancing. The Order includes new measures to protect the health and safety of Missouri citizens and frontline workers. “As the COVID-19 crisis continues to develop, this is

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Northwest moving to restricted operations during coronavirus outbreak

Out of an abundance of caution to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, Northwest Missouri State University is beginning its transition to restricted operations. Campus facilities are closed to the public, effective at 5 p.m. today. Northwest classes that met in-person this spring are resuming online Monday, March 23. Students residing in Northwest residence halls

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Nodaway County Senior Center to change meal service

The Nodaway County Senior Center will have home-delivered meals and carryout options only for its Monday-Friday hot and nutritious noon meal. The dining area is closed temporarily. Starting Monday, March 23, meals may be picked up from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. The center wants people to call 660.562.3999 to reserve a meal for pick-up or

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Sheriff speaks to COVID-19 readiness

A message about our commitment to COVID-19 readiness: The health and well-being of our citizens and our employees are vitally important to us. We understand COVID-19 and its impacts are top of mind, creating uncertainty and concern. We want to assure you we are committed to the responsiveness necessary to support you should you need

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Tri-C Ball and LL suspended until May 11

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Tri-C Ball Club and NW Little League have suspended practices and games until May 11. The full statement concerning the suspension of little league games and practices is available on school website.

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Northwest suspends acceptance of recyclable materials from public

Northwest Missouri State University has suspended its acceptance of recyclable materials from community members until further notice in an effort to safeguard University staff members tasked with handling, sorting and processing those materials during the COVID-19 outbreak. Within its normal operations, Northwest accepts plastic containers, aluminum cans, mixed paper, cardboard and glass at the University’s

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