School nurse explains when students need to stay home from school

Students must stay home if someone they live with is waiting for COVID-19 test results.

Graves County Health Department announces 2 more cases of COVID-19

Egyptian Health Department reports 24 new cases of COVID-19

Jackson County Health Department reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

S7HD reports 9 new COVID-19 cases

  Drive-thru testing in Cape Girardeau Co. Sept. 25

Jackson County Health Department reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

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Graves County Health Department announces 11 more cases of COVID-19

S7HD reports 9 new COVID-19 cases

Egyptian Health Department reports 10 new cases of COVID-19

  Bi-County Health Department reports 6 more COVID-19 related deaths

  Cape Girardeau County Health Center reports 1 more COVID-19 related death

  Individual tests positive for COVID-19 after attending Cape Girardeau, Jackson football game

S7HD reports 19 new COVID-19 cases

Southern Seven reports eight new recovered cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region.

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

McCracken County clinic receives $1M to build new facility

KentuckyCare has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Capital Assistance for Disaster Response and Recovery Efforts (CADRE) program.

  ‘Get Out and Bike Week’ begins in Carbondale

Get Out and Bike Week in Carbondale, Ill. is open for anyone and everyone of all ages.

Gov. Beshear: 439 new cases of COVID-19 in Ky., 3 new deaths

Beshear: ‘When we let our guard down, this virus truly spreads’; 1,002 new cases Saturday

Bi-County Health Department reports 14new COVID-19 cases

Reynolds County Health Department reports 38 COVID-19 cases

Bi-County Health Department reports 4 more deaths, 26 new COVID-19 cases

Jackson County Health Department reports 16 new cases of COVID-19

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 31 new cases of COVID-19

15 people have died related to COVID-19 in the county.

S7HD hosts mobile COVID-19 testing in Pope and Pulaski Counties

The test is free regardless of insurance. Those with insurance are asked to bring their insurance card.

777 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky

The deaths reported Friday include a 96-year-old man from Christian County; and a 78-year-old woman from Pulaski County.

Egyptian Health Department reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

Saline County has four new cases and White County has one.

S7HD reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

One is in Alexander County, another in Hardin County, five are in Massac County, four are in Pulaski County, and Union County has six cases.

Graves County Health Department announces 1 more case of COVID-19

The total number of cases is 698.

COVID-19 testing available for Mississippi County residents

Residences must call the Health Department, at 573-683-2187, to register.

  Murray State University food pantry offers students curbside pick up

The Murray State University Racers Helping Racers food pantry is now offering curbside pickup for all students on campus with a RacerCard ID.

Union County COVID-19 warning level increased to orange

An orange warning means there is an increase risk of COVID-19 in the community.

  In-person hearings suspended at Cape Girardeau Co. Courthouse due to COVID-19

All in-person hearings are suspended at the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse due to COVID-19.

3 new deaths and 42 new COVID-19 cases reported by Bi-County Health Department

Two of these deaths are from a long term care facility in Williamson County.

Graves County COVID-19 cases increase to 697

The Graves County Health Department has announced four more COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total to 697.

Jackson County Health Department reports 13 new cases of COVID-19

Ninety-four active cases are currently being managed.

Egyptian Health Department reports 17 new cases of COVID-19

Four are in White County, and 13 are in Saline.

628 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Commonwealth

Eleven new coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed, bringing the statewide death total to 1,093.

Perry County, Ill. reports 2 new cases of COVID-19

There are 22 active cases, 293 released from isolation and 15 deaths.

S7HD reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

One is from Alexander County, another from Hardin County, five are from Johnson County, and eight are from Union County.

22 Western Kentucky local governments to receive more than $14.9 million in CARES Act reimbursments

Gov. Andy Beshear has announced 22 Western Kentucky governments were approved for $14,905,621 in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local governments with expenses related to COVID-19.

2,056 new COVID-19 cases reported in Illinois

Some of the newly reported deaths include a Randolph County man, and three people in Williamson County.

John J. Pershing VA Medical Center to offer flu shot clinics for veterans

Additional walk-in clinics will be held in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Farmington, West Plains, Paragould and Pocahontas VA clinic locations on Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Pemiscot Junior High, High School goes virtual due to COVID-19.

Students will be learning via Google Classroom, and can access the assignments with a phone, computer, laptop, or some other type of device as long as you have access to the internet.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 30 new cases of COVID-19

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,419. Of those, 279 are active and 1,125 are recovered.

Graves County Health Department announces 4 more cases of COVID-19

The total number of cases in the county is 692.

  Father, daughter create candy chute to keep Halloween safe during pandemic

The candy chute took about 20 minutes to make and thrown together with supplies from around the house.

7 more COVID-19 cases reported by Egyptian Health

The Egyptian Health Department reported seven more COVID-19 cases on September 15.

SIU researchers receive grant to study COVID-19 genome

The SIU researchers will work with other scientists from the Open Commons Consortium in Chicago on the one-year, $500,000 project aimed at improving our understanding of the virus,

  10,000 masks donated to John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

Veterans can now receive some needed protection against COVID-19 at Poplar Bluff’s VA Hospital.

Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center takes public comments for September board meeting

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center is taking public comments for its September board meeting.

Grandparents Day is Sunday, here’s how to celebrate safely

COVID-19 has made visiting Grandma and Grandpa a bit more tricky, but specialists from the Cleveland Clinic say it is possible to visit older relatives safely.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 38 new case of COVID-19

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,307. Of those, 239 are active and 1053 are recovered.

56,415 total COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky

Gov. Beshear also reported 13 new deaths Saturday, raising the total to 1,057.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases; 2 new COVID-19 related deaths

The Cape Girardeau Health Depart is reporting the highest daily increase in the county, 62 new cases in one day.

Egyptian Health Department reports 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Saline County

Saline County has had a total of 206 lab confirmed positives, including 3 deaths.

  Perry County Memorial Hospital receives new CPR device

The Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System provides automatic CPR which also reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Gov. Beshear reports 55,704 COVID-19 cases in Kentucky

The deaths reported Friday include a 76-year-old woman from Marion County and a 76-year-old man from Pulaski County.

Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in Graves County

The county has 679 total cases.

Jackson County Health Department reports 21 new cases of COVID-19

There have been 1,142 confirmed cases in the county, including 24 related deaths.

1,116 new COVID-19 cases reported in Missouri

In the state, 18 more people died related to COVID-19.

S7HD reports 10 newly recovered COVID-19 patients

There have been 24 deaths reported in the region.

Purchase District Health Department pilots expanded COVID-19 testing

The pilot program will last for 12 weeks with the possibility of a longer term based on state determination.

Bi-County Health Department reports 13 new COVID-19 cases

Two cases are in Franklin County and 11 are in Williamson County.

30 Illinois counties at COVID-19 warning level

Cases connected to schools are beginning to be reported.

  Health officials report 37 new coronavirus deaths, 1,622 more cases in Tennessee

Tennessee health officials reported 1,622 new coronavirus cases and 37 additional deaths as of Friday.

3 more COVID-19 cases reported in Graves County

This brings the total to 675.

Bi-County Health Department reports 1 new COVID-19 related death, 65 new COVID-19 cases

Franklin County has 19 of the new cases, Williamson County has 46.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 25 new cases of COVID-19

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,207. Of those, 198 are active and 996 are recovered.

Jackson County Health Department reports 15 new cases of COVID-19

144 active cases are currently being managed.

Egyptian Health Department reports 7 new cases of COVID-19

Five cases are in Saline County and two are in White County.

Illinois receives $16 million in grants for pandemic response jobs

The funding includes an $8.3 million grant from the federal Disaster Recovery Grant Program and an $8.3 million grant from the federal Employment Recovery Grant.

S7HD reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

Two cases are in Alexander County, one is in Hardin County, four are in Johnson County, three are in Massac County, two are in Pulaski County, and three are in Union County.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 25 new cases of COVID-19

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,106. Of those, 199 are active and 970 are recovered.

S7HD reports 7 new COVID-19 cases in the region

Southern Seven also reports five new recovered cases of COVID-19.

Missouri resumes COVID-19 testing in eight counties

Hosting upcoming community testing events are Boone County, Nodaway County, Ralls County, St. Charles County, Madison County, Perry County, Jefferson County and St. Francois County.

First human case of West Nile Virus in Ill. for 2020

A DuPage County resident in her 40s became ill in mid-August.

Kentucky nursing homes to receive $41M in federal funding

The money will support increased testing, staffing and the purchase of personal protective equipment.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 13 new cases of COVID-19, 3 additional deaths

As of Tuesday, the health department reported a total of 1,093 cases in Williamson County and 385 in Franklin County.

Perry County, Ill. Health Dept. reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

This brings the total number of cases in the county to 312.

  Organizations help fundraise for Safe House for Women despite VintageNOW cancellation

This will be an online auction or raffle that will be available to donate to a particular service every week starting at 3 p.m. on Friday on the Safe House for Women’s Facebook page.