COVID-19 Updates

Maryville issues 6th Emergency Order

The City of Maryville issued the sixth emergency order May 29 to mirror Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s extension of the first phase of Show Me Strong Recovery Plan. This order is in force until midnight, Monday, June 15. While city facilities will be open, the social distancing recommendation will reduce public access. Restaurants may offer

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Two additional COVID-19 cases reported in Nodaway County

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces two additional individuals in Nodaway County, Missouri have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  There are now fourteen confirmed cases for Nodaway County.  Eleven of the fourteen cases are no longer in isolation.   The affected individuals are a male between 30-39 years of age and a

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Mosaic leader tells of lasting impact from virus

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president It’s difficult to say when the global COVID-19 pandemic began. It’s been over 12 weeks since our little part of the world started to quarantine and shut down. As we continue to open back up, it’s clear these past three months have left a lasting impact.

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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 previous maps. The states in the highest category, account for 74% of the deaths. Midwest and Upper Plains states remain low but continue their gradual

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Case #12 announced

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a twelfth Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  The affected individual is a female between 80-89 years of age, and a resident of Nodaway County.  The individual is isolated in a private home.   If you have not been contacted by the

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Virus cases reach double-digits in county

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator Tom Patterson, announced May 21 three additional individuals who reside in Nodaway County have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), marking 11 confirmed cases for the county. The three males, ages 20-30, 50-60, and 60-70, were tested outside of Nodaway County, are asymptomatic and being isolated separately. If you

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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 previous maps. The states in the highest category, account for 75% of the deaths. Midwest and Upper Plains states remain low but have increased gradually over the past two months.  The average number of

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Two more residents test positive for COVID-19

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces two Nodaway County, Missouri residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) today. This will make seven positive COVID-19 cases for Nodaway County. The affected individuals live in the same household, and are isolated at a private residence. If you have not been contacted by the

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Hospital president encourages ‘Follow public health protocols’

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president As you know, this week marks the first phase of “reopening” our state and communities. We are all very anxious to return to a sense of normalcy. We are excited to have the opportunity to dine at our favorite restaurants and shop at our favorite retail

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County emergency manager reports PPE supply is good

Nodaway County Emergency Manager Christy Forney spoke recently about the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) supply available for first responder agencies and healthcare personnel in the county. She noted that currently the supply is good. “However, should we see a spike in cases or become a hot spot for the virus, our current supply would diminish

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