Kentucky Education Association states Kentucky schools should not open in-person

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Southern Roots Restaurat and AT&T Perryville store in Perry County, Mo.

  CPR classes adjust to COVID-19 guidelines

Graves County total COVID-19 cases increase to 545

Egyptian Health Department reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

S7HD reports 34 newly recovered COVID-19 patients

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Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 14 new cases of COVID-19

  Cape Girardeau Co. businesses can apply for CARES Act business grant

Calloway County Health Department reports 18 new cases of COVID-19

Four more residents test positive for COVID-19 in Jackson County

Bi-County Health Department reports 18 new COVID-19 cases

Perry County, Ill. reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

21 residents and 6 employees reported at Jefferson County long term care facility

So far, the county has had 265 total positive tests.

New online form allows Kentuckians to report Medicaid fraud, patient abuse

The form can be submitted from electronic devices, including smart phones, computers and tablets.

Perry County, Ill. reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

There are 146 total confirmed cases.

Egyptian Health Department reports 10 new cases of COVID-19

After further investigation, a case from White County reported yesterday, has been transferred to their county health department.

Jackson County Health Department reports 10 new cases of COVID-19

S7HD reports one new COVID-19 related death

Graves County Health Department announces 3 more cases of COVID-19

  Children’s immune systems when going back to school

Bi-County Health Department reports 18 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 exposure reported at Pike County Mo. Fair; masks were not required

Graves County Health Department announces 8 more cases of COVID-19

“Keep others in mind when making decisions.” said Kathy Gifford, Nurse Supervisor for the local health department.

  Students prepare for school with immunization shots

The health center was packed full of appointments on Wednesday to help give the required shots to help prevent them from getting sick or shorten the time of their illness.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded more than $6.4 million in CARES Act funding

It follows an initial round of CARES Act transit funding totaling $22.9 million in May.

Ill. Dept. of Public Health issues reminder on importance of vaccinations during COVID-19

The immunization requirements for the 2020-2021 school year are the same as last year.

  Lake County schools postpone opening due to COVID-19

Students will not return to school on Monday, August 3, and there will not be classes through August 7.

Employees, patients of a Perry Co., Ill. long-term care facility test positive for COVID-19

14 patients have also been confirmed positive

2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Cape Girardeau County

482 residents have recovered.

  Jackson County Health Department reports 18 new cases of COVID-19

15 residents were released from isolation today, bringing total recoveries to 459.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 1 new case of COVID-19

That brings the total number of cases to 616. Of those, 131 are active and 482 are recovered.

572 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky

There were five new deaths Saturday, raising the total to 740 Kentuckians.

Egyptian Health Department reports 3 more COVID-19 cases

The Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 1 of three Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Perry County, Ill. reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

The total number of positive cases in Perry County, Illinois is 104.

  Carbondale ordinance requires face coverings in public

The mask requirement will be in effect until the State of Illinois enters Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan, unless repealed sooner by the City.

  Cape Girardeau Health Center gives update on mask mandate

Right now, there’s no expiration date for Cape Girardeau County’s mask mandate.

16 new recovered cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County

193 cases are in Cape County, 315 cases are in the City of Cape, and 102 cases are in Jackson.

S7HD reports 15 newly recovered COVID-19 patients

Southern Seven confirms 1 new case of COVID-19 in Johnson County.

Egyptian Health Department reports 12 new cases of COVID-19

11 cases are in Saline County, and one is in Gallatin County.

25 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jackson County

There are 150 active cases are currently being managed.

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

175 have recovered in Williamson County and 59 have recovered in Franklin County.

One more person contracts COVID-19 in Reynolds County

This brings the total number of confirmed positive cases in Reynolds County to 16.

  Heartland quilt shop sees boom in sales during COVID-19

Local fabric store doubles sales during COVID-19

  Possible COVID-19 exposure at Clearwater R-I summer school

While the student was not symptomatic while at school, the district has canceled summer school for tomorrow

Graves County reports 26 new COVID-19 cases

The total number of cases is 490.

  Three Rivers College announces fall semester return to class plan

Classes will resume on August 17.

Egyptian Health Department reports 9 new cases of COVID-19

Five residents are from Saline County, one is from Gallatin County, and three are from White County.

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

152 active cases are currently being managed.

Southern Seven Health Department reports 11 new COVID-19 recoveries

There have been 18 deaths reported by S7HD in the region since the start of the pandemic.

Beshear holds COVID-19 conference; 7,590 Kentuckians have recovered from COVID-19

As of July 29, 7,495 Kentuckians have recovered from COVID-19.

1,233 Missourians lost to COVID-19

Missouri Health and Senior Services is reporting at total of 1,233 Missourians have died related to COVID-19.

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

175 residents have recovered in Williamson County and 59 have recovered in Franklin county.

Perry County, Ill. reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

The total number of positive cases in Perry County, Illinois is 99.

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

146 active cases are currently being managed

Perry County, Ill. reports 4 new cases of COVID-19

The total positive cases in Perry County, Illinois is 96.

  Kentucky bar owner braces for continued changes amid mandated bar closures

Todd Blume is the owner of Paducah Beer Werks. While the business is open at PBR, Blume said he’s already had to close twice since the pandemic began in March.

  7,539 total COVID-19 cases in the Heartland as of 7/29

This list also includes residents that have contracted the disease and have recovered.

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

So far, 455 total residents have recovered.

Quatro’s Deep Pan Pizza reopens for pickup, delivery only

They will not be open for dine-in.

  Cape Girardeau Regional Airport could see impact due to Chicago’s travel quarantine

Thirty to 40 percent of passengers go to Chicago.

  SEMO Food Bank getting ready for possible uptick in food insecurity

SEMO Food Bank CAO Lisa Church said when the coronavirus hit and the need increased, they began to acquire more food immediately and are still stocking more items than usual.

  Heartland COVID-19 survivor urges everyone to wear mask

A Heartland COVID-19 survivor is dealing with blood clots after having COVID-19

  Rising COVID-19 impact Carbondale businesses

As COVID-19 cases are rising in Jackson County, many businesses are feeling the effects.

Ky. Governor Beshear announces ‘additional steps’ coming Monday to combat COVID-19 surge

Governor Andy Beshear announced in a Sunday afternoon meeting that ‘additional steps’ would be coming Monday to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

  Heartlanders disgusted with littered masks

After hearing complaints about PPE gear tossed on the ground, Heartland News went out and found more than a dozen masks along a section of Broadway and Main Street while driving around.

  Jackson County Health Department reports 38 new cases of COVID-19; warns young adults are driving transmission

There are 143 active cases are currently being managed.

Bi-County Health Department reports 21 new COVID-19 cases

150 have recovered in Williamson County and 45 have recovered in Franklin County.

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 6 new cases of COVID-19

That brings the total number of cases to 555. Of those, 192 are active and 360 are recovered.

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

To date, there have been 491 confirmed cases in the county, including 19 COVID-199 related deaths.

Perry County, Ill. reports 9 new cases of COVID-19

There are currently 28 active cases, 63 recoveries and one death in the county.

836 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky

There was five new deaths Saturday, raising the total to 696 Kentuckians.

  Three Rivers College to require face covering starting July 27

Information will be provided to all students, faculty, and staff on proper use, removal, and washing of cloth face coverings.

Missouri HCBS providers receive $20 million ins CARES Act funding

Qualified providers will receive instructions from the DSDS on how to apply for these funds.

  St. Francois County Health Center releases COVID-19 statement

In the statement, the heath center said that COVID-19 cases have increased by 100 since July 1.

Jackson County Health Department reports 7 new cases of COVID-19

Nearly 64% of cases have been residents in their teens and twenties

Cape Girardeau County Health Department reports 14 new cases of COVID-19

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 549. Of those, 186 are active and 360 are recovered.

Egyptian Health Department reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

Eight are from Saline County, six are from Gallatin County, and five are from White County.

Reynolds County Health Department announces 11th COVID-19 case

The Reynolds County Health Department has announced the eleventh positive case of OVID-19 in the county.

Perry County, Ill. reports 4 new cases of COVID-19

The total amount of positive cases in Perry County, Ill. is 83.

Ashley McBryde withdraws from Sikeston Rodeo lineup

The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Board of Directors announced Ashley McBryde is withdrawing from the lineup due to unforeseen circumstances.