Day: November 27, 2020

Missouri Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Website

From: KTLO As research and development of multiple COVID-19 vaccines continue to show promising safety and effectiveness findings, Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday the launch of a new vaccine website for Missouri residents. MOStopsCOVID.com provides Missourians with information regarding the safety of the vaccines, research and production processes, and when they may be eligible for …

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New COVID-19 Guidelines for Taney County Schools

Press Release Following recommendations from Missouri Governor Mike Parson and state authorities, the Taney County Health Department (TCHD), in partnership with Taney County Schools, has released new guidance for modified quarantines in school-based settings. New guidelines apply only to K-12 exposures that occur within the course of the regular school day. Per state guidance, exposures …

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Branson Alderman Give Initial Approval to Chamber Contract Extension

by: Scott McCaulley The Branson Board of Alderman Tuesday gives initial approval to a new two-year-contract with the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau for Marketing. There was over an hour of discussion on the contract from people in attendance as well as Ward 2 Alderman Larry Milton who expressed concerns …

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Marion County Teen Identified as Shooting Victim in Mountain Home

From: KTLO The victim of a fatal shooting Tuesday in Mountain Home has been identified as a Marion County teen. Nineteen-year-old Chaseton Lewter of Bull Shoals reportedly died at a Little Rock hospital, and 21-year-old Savannah Nicole Wren of Mountain Home is in the Baxter County Detention Center on a felony count of second-degree murder. …

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CDC May Look at Shorter Quarantine Period

by: Malique Rankin, WIAT/Ozarks First The Center for Disease Control is considering changing its quarantine guidelines for people that have come into contact with COVID-19. Current guidelines mandate a 14-day quarantine for those exposed, even if you test negative. The guideline change would reduce the 14-day quarantine to 7-10 days for those exposed to COVID-19. …

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