South Dakota public health officials have confirmed 36 new cases of COVID-19 in the state.
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On Thursday, Governor Kristi Noem announced she is deploying the South Dakota National Guard to help with the state’s mitigation efforts going forward, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts added 15 additional counties to the state’s COVID-19 related Directed Health Measure (DHM), including Knox and Pierce Counties.
The City of Yankton will be closing the Yankton Transfer Station on Saturdays beginning April 11th.
As expected, unemployment claims in South Dakota continue to increase.
The City of Dakota City, Nebraska, announced they will temporarily close public playgrounds, soccer fields, and Cottonwood Cove Campground for public use due to COVID-19 concerns.
In a proactive effort to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is prohibiting overnight camping at state parks, recreation areas, and wildlife management areas from April 6th, through May 8th,
A survey of supply managers in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains is showing more signs of the coronavirus pandemic’s disruptive economic impact.
At the Metropolitan Correctional Center downtown, federal inmates awaiting their trials sometimes sleep more than 25 people in a room, with minimal space between bunks.
As of the 10:00 a.m. update, there are currently eight (8) positive cases of coronavirus in Riley County. Two (2) of those positive cases are being treated at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.
The Finney County Emergency Medical Service department, with its staff of 23, is conserving its N-95 masks and only using them when a patient is positive for COVID-19.
Financial Assistance available for small business, sole proprietors and self employed
Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, today, put out a warning to Kansas consumers and investors about potential scams in the insurance and securities industry related to COVID-19.
The Finney County Emergency Medical Service department, with its staff of 23, is conserving its N95 masks and only using them when a patient is positive for COVID-19.
College Of Education Builds On K-State’s Cyber Land-Grant university Initiative With Free Remote Learning P-12 Community
Kansas State University is expanding its resources to help people across the world transition to remote learning with a new free digital community for P-12 education.
Seventeen accomplished alumni were selected to receive the Rising Professional Award from the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University.
Department Of Justice Makes $850 Million Available To Help Public Safety Agencies Address COVID-19, $3.2 Million Available To Kansas
The Department of Justice today announced that it is making $850 million available to help public safety agencies respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19. The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding program, authorized by the recent stimulus legislation signed by President Trump, will allow eligible state, local and tribal governments to apply immediately for these critical funds.
Wednesday, Governor Laura Kelly announced that Maj. Gen. David Weishaar has been sworn in as the 35th Adjutant General of Kansas, succeeding Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
There are currently five (5) positive cases of coronavirus in Riley County, with ten (10) tests pending and 20-30 people who are being monitored by the Riley County Health Department (RCHD).
The Arkansas Department of Health confirms 6 cases of COVID 19 in Johnson County.
The Cloud County Health Department received notification today confirming one positive case of COVID-19 in Cloud County.
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A major hospital in the state’s capital slashed pay this week for many employees to try to weather financial woes spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 could kill more than 900 people in Nevada by August
The panic buying-fueled grocery shortages that have led to lines at supermarkets and left shoppers scrambling for some basic supplies during the coronavirus outbreak seemed to be easing this week.
County officials have rushed to secure hundreds of motel rooms they describe as crucial emergency resources as they respond to the exploding coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statewide stay-at-home order for Nevada’s 3 million residents Wednesday, joining 37 other states and several of America’s biggest cities in enacting a coronavirus quarantine that now extends to more than three-quarters of the U.S. population.
In his daily press conference on 4/1, AR Gov Hutchinson announced changes to State Park operations effective Friday 4/3
Rollover accident on Highway 23 south of Ozark Wednesday night
Mother and daughter rescued from Paris Spillway Wednesday
A two vehicle accident left three dead including a local area father and son.
An Arkansas lawmaker has tested positive for the coronavirus, days after the Legislature met for a special session.
More than half have prayed for an end to the virus’s spread
The app, which will operate on an opt-in basis, will be released either just before or just after the lockdown is lifted.
Brian Kolfage, a Florida military veteran, recently convinced Americans to donate millions of dollars for a privately built wall on the U.S. southern border.
The novel coronavirus is exacerbating an old division at the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department between the lifeguards and the chiefs who oversee them.
Beach access is wildly inconsistent across San Diego amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some agencies have closed only parking lots while others have erected barriers to the shore and shut down boardwalks.
South Dakota health officials say a second person has died due to COVID-19.
Governor Kristi Noem says the state of South Dakota is possibly looking at a COVID-19 peak in July or August.
Tuesday’s deadline brought last-minute filings for state and county offices across South Dakota, including Yankton County’s District 18 for the Legislature and at the Yankton County level.
With the recent delay approved by South Dakota legislators to postpone local elections to June, Yankton County Auditor Patty Hojem says those elections are more important than ever in these uncertain times.
According to legislation passed Monday in Pierre, school districts in South Dakota won’t need to meet the state-required school face-to-face minimum hours during the COVID-19 pandemic.