Gov. Parson signs Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing Missouri National Guard to assist with COVID-19 response

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri Department of Public Safety, Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, and MO HealthNet Division Welcome Enhanced Collaboration with Missouri National Guard Governor Mike Parson has signed Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. This will increase the

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Cedar County Democratic Mass Meeting cancelled

The Missouri Democratic State Committee held an emergency meeting March 16, 2020, to discuss the County Wide Mass Meetings. Due to the spreading Coronavirus outbreak, all Mass Meetings at the County/Ward/Township level have been cancelled. The delegate selection will be “collapsed into the congressional district conventions, which are now postponed to May 30.” Please go

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Cedar County Library closed

The Cedar County Library – John D. Smith branch in El Dorado Springs has been closed to the public for over a week and will continue to be closed at until April 30, because of virus concerns, accord to Librarian Linda Jamison. She said the staff will be there from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Updates from the Cedar County Health Department

Monthly blood draw option Beginning on April 1, the Cedar County Health Department is suspending the monthly Public Blood Draw schedule. As you may know, the health department alternates the offering of this discounted testing between El Dorado Springs and Stockton in an effort to provide low cost health choices to those with little or

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CMH offers drive-thru COVID-19 testing with doctor’s order

Citizens Memorial Hospital is now offering drive-thru testing for COVID-19 with a CMH doctor’s order. Patients with symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough and shortness of breath, should complete a CMH Virtual Visit or call a CMH clinic for screening to obtain an order. The COVID-19 drive-thru site will be open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Fire report for week of March 22

At 11:20 p.m. on March 27, the El Dorado Springs Fire Department dispatched to an abandoned house on 32 Hwy. and south 601 Rd. The structure was fully involved on arrival. The cause is undetermined and under investigation. Nineteen firefighters with Trucks 2, 6 and Tanker 1 responded.

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SOCIAL DISTANCING ORDER COURT ORDER# 2020.03.30.002

AN ORDER REQUIRING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OTHER PRECAUTIONS WITHIN CEDAR COUNTY TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS WHEREAS, 192.300, RSMo., provides that the County Commission may make and promulgate Ordinances as will tend to enhance the public health and prevent the entrance of infectious, contagious, communicable or dangerous diseases into such county; and

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MARRIAGES

CEDAR COUNTY Marriage Applications: Recorder of Deeds Office Cedar County Carole Wilkerson Recorder Walter Emery Powell, 70, Lamar, and Anna M. Cracker, 67, Lamar. Jessy Aron Washington, 19, El Dorado Springs, and Monica Nicole Fitzgerald, 19, El Dorado Springs.

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CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF

03/22 • Received call of possible assault.  Clear, no report. • Suspicious vehicle reported on Main St Eldo.  Vehicle broken down.  Clear, no report. • Resident reported someone with flashlight around the home on High St Stockton.  Gone when officer arrived. • Suspicious vehicle on Hwy 39 near Stockton Nursing Home.  Same vehicle had recently

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