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Adair County Count Reaches 1,862 COVID-19 Cases

Another 31 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed yesterday by the Adair County Health Department, bringing the overall count to 1,862. Two cases reported Tuesday were removed upon confirmation that they reside outside of Adair County. Those cases include a 26-year-old female from Macon County and a 33-year-old female from Schuyler County. There are now … Continue Reading Adair County Count Reaches 1,862 COVID-19 Cases

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MO Leaders Denounce Violence in the Nation’s Capitol

Missouri leaders denounced events in the nation’s capitol yesterday when rioters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol. Senator. Roy Blunt, called the violence shameful. Congressman Sam Graves called the violence and lawlessness unacceptable and un-American. The entire Congress was forced to flee after the mob rushed into the building to stop the certification … Continue Reading MO Leaders Denounce Violence in the Nation’s Capitol

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Mask Mandate Continues

Kirksville’s mask mandate continues. During this week’s City Council Meeting, Mayor Zac Burden called it a good health procedure that prevents COVID-19 cases from going higher. City leaders also said they want to see what happens to local COVID numbers following the holiday. The council is revisiting the mask mandate on a monthly basis. The … Continue Reading Mask Mandate Continues

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Adair County Confirms 19 New Cases of COVID-19

The Adair County Health Department confirmed 19 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. There have now been 1,833 confirmed cases with 111 currently active and 1,709 people who have left isolation. Thirteen residents have died from COVID-related complications. Of the new cases, five are in households with at least one other confirmed case and two are … Continue Reading Adair County Confirms 19 New Cases of COVID-19

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Macon County Starting to see Reinfections of COVID-19

Macon County is seeing reinfections of COVID-19. In a press release yesterday, the Health Department said they are starting to see cases where people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past are getting it again. Health officials are reminding residents that if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past, you should … Continue Reading Macon County Starting to see Reinfections of COVID-19

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RTS Waste Services’ 2021 Calendar

You’ll want to check your calendar for recycling collection. RTS Waste Services, LLC – the City’s waste services provider, has provided a corrected 2021 calendar for recycling collection, glass recycling collection, and holidays without trash or recycling pick up. The corrected 2021 calendar can be found on the city’s website at: www.kirksvillecity.com/trash. The calendar that … Continue Reading RTS Waste Services’ 2021 Calendar

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Kirksville Woman Injured in Crash

A Kirksville woman is recovering after a crash in Callaway County Friday morning. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, 31-year-old Mary M. Eells, was driving on a county road when she travelled off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment. Eells was transported by Callaway County EMS to University Hospital … Continue Reading Kirksville Woman Injured in Crash

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Call Volume Heavy for Second Vaccine Dose Registration

Here’s the latest for those needing to register for their second COVID-19 vaccine dose. The Adair County Health Department is fielding a lot of calls from people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in December. Jim LeBaron, administrator of the health department, said yesterday was the first day of registration and by … Continue Reading Call Volume Heavy for Second Vaccine Dose Registration

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Adair County Cases Reach 1,814 and 13 COVID-Related Deaths

With 25 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by the Adair County Health Department over the three-day holiday weekend and another 24 cases confirmed yesterday, the total case count has risen to 1,814. The County also recorded its 12th and 13th COVID-related deaths. There are currently 109 active cases and 1,692 people who have left isolation. The … Continue Reading Adair County Cases Reach 1,814 and 13 COVID-Related Deaths

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Adair County Closes 2020 with 1,764 COVID-19 Cases

Adair County closed out 2020 with 1,764 COVID-19 cases, 104 active cases, 1,649 people who left isolation and 11 COVID-related deaths. There were a total of 55 hospitalizations. As of December 31st, there were eight active cases currently hospitalized. Five are at Northeast Regional Medical Center, one at University Hospital, one at the VA Hospital … Continue Reading Adair County Closes 2020 with 1,764 COVID-19 Cases