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More Than $165 Million Headed to 502 Missouri Nursing Homes to Aid Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS),...

Ava R-1 School District Receives $1500 Grant for Food Travel Carts

Ava R-I School District has received a $1500.00 grant from GENYOUth’s COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund.  The grant is part of a nationwide campaign by...

COVID-19 Statistics (as of 5/27/2020 10:00 a.m.)

Douglas County Patients Tested 126 Positive Cases: 0 Self-quarantined: 0 Missouri Patients Tested: 179,943 Positive Cases: 12,291 Deaths: 686

Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

Previous Pandemic: 1918 Lockdown Lasted 80 Days

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com In 1918, they sheltered at home for 80 days - from October 10 to January 6, 1919. That was to help stop...

PSC Considering Recovery of Past-Due Customers after COVID-19 Emergency

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Public Service Commission has opened a working case to consider best practices for recovery of past-due customer payments...

USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program...

(Washington, D.C., May 19, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will...

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

WASHINGTON — On May 19, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program...

Staying Mentally Healthy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has rapidly brought about changes in a number of aspects, subsequently causing a widespread increase in mental and emotional stress levels. How...

Families and Child Care Programs to Get Relief

Additional Assistance Likely Needed to Ensure Access to Safe and Affordable Care Governor Parson and Department of Social Services Acting Director Jennifer Tidball unveiled the...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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