Community Interest

St. Charles County COVID-19 update for April 3, 2020 - 151 Cases, 6 Deaths

(as of 4:45 p.m., April 3, 2020)

St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health continue activities to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this community. County officials are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness. Staff is also connecting with community partners in health care, education, businesses, community services and other areas to provide support to those organizations and the clients they serve.

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update for April 2, 2020 - 129 Cases, 5 deaths

(as of 4:15 p.m., April 2, 2020)

St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health continue activities to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this community. County officials are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness. Staff is also connecting with community partners in health care, education, businesses, community services and other areas to provide support to those organizations and the clients they serve.

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St. Charles Community College to Offer Remote Summer Courses


To ensure continued safety of students, faculty and staff, St. Charles Community College will deliver the summer semester remotely only. 

“Our dedicated academic deans and program chairs are working diligently to ensure that the summer schedule of classes will be as full as that in any other summer,” said Barbara Kavalier, Ph.D., college president. “Student services like admissions, financial aid and advising will continue to be offered remotely.”

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St. Charles County COVID-19 Updated - April 1, 2020: 114 cases, 4 deaths

(as of 4:30 p.m., April 1, 2020)

St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health continue activities to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this community. County officials are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness. Staff is also connecting with community partners in health care, education, businesses, community services and other areas to provide support to those organizations and the clients they serve.

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update for March 31, 2020

(as of 4:30 p.m., March 31, 2020)

St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health continue activities to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this community. County officials are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness. Staff is also connecting with community partners in health care, education, businesses, community services and other areas to provide support to those organizations and the clients they serve.

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April Boone Country Connection Print Edition Will Essentially Be Online Only

By Dianne Sudbrock

After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation, my own personal belief that everyone should take “social distancing” and self-imposed isolation very seriously (and the concurrence of that belief by some who operate our biggest distribution point outlets,) plus the prediction that the virus will peak in this area in the next few weeks, we have decided that the April Boone Country Connection will be available online only. *

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Got milk?

Freezing is an option for milk lovers.

Source: Reagan Bluel, 417-847-3161; Sarah Wood, 573-882-6432

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Freezing offers milk drinkers a way to keep nutritious milk on hand at all times, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. She works with producers in the heart of southwestern Missouri dairy land.

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