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As news about the novel coronavirus continues to evolve, the News Tribune wants to ensure the community is up-to-date. Below are links to up-to-date local event announcements, business closings and changes, and news articles about COVID-19.
Announcements and Resources
COVID-19 testing event planned in Moniteau County: A free COVID-19 testing event is scheduled Thursday in Moniteau County.
Nearly 600 tested in Jefferson City for COVID-19: The first day of community COVID-19 testing in Cole County went smoothly, according to Missouri National Guard officials.
JC Schools set July 31 graduation date: After postponing several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jefferson City School District has determined an official graduation date.
First Baptist youth do missionary work at home: For health and safety concerns, First Baptist Church youth are doing their summer missionary work here at home.
Missouri officials cite reporting delay as virus cases spike: Missouri on Tuesday reported the state's highest daily increase in confirmed cases of the coronavirus, which health officials said is partly due to delayed reporting because of the holiday weekend.
School attendance rules eased in Missouri: Attendance requirements for Missouri school districts will be loosened for the 2020-21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Missouri's tourism industry to reopen after being hit hard by COVID-19: When Colleen Sundlie opened Cafe Dhibs in November, she experienced an influx of customers during the holiday season.
Wednesday marks last day to register to vote in August primary: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft encouraged qualifying voters to use temporary absentee and mail-in voting options provided by Senate Bill 631 in the August and November elections.
Cole County reaches 91 total COVID-19 cases: An apparent jump Monday in COVID-19 cases in Cole County can be attributed to testing results that weren't reported over the holiday weekend, according to local health officials.
10 new COVID-19 cases reported in Moniteau County: Moniteau County's active COVID-19 cases have jumped to 14 as of Monday.