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Lake Regional cancels classes through May 15

To ensure the health and safety of patients, Lake Regional Health System has canceled all classes, support groups, and events through at least Friday, May 15, due to coronavirus precautions. The support groups canceled are as follows: Alzheimer’s Support Group Amazing Moms Take 5 Better Breathers Support Group Cancer Support Group Grief Support Group Mended

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Venues limited to 10 people under order of health center

The Morgan County Commission Friday, March 20 adopted an ordinance, following an order issued by the Morgan County Health Center, declaring a public health emergency in Morgan County, concerning the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus. Morgan County Health Center Administrator Shawn Brantley, under authority of Missouri Code of State Regulations 19 CSR 20-20.040 declared

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Mid-Mo Raises Dry Run Fee

by Becky Holloway Tipton Times Patients who receive treatment but refuse transport after calling for an ambulance will be billed for that service by the Mid-Mo Ambulance District following a change in Medicaid approved services. The Mid-Mo board of directors voted to raise its treat-and-release fee from $25 to $152 at the recommendation of Administrator

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R-II Continues Superintendent Search

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education is actively searching for a new superintendent of schools. In their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18, the board heard from Bob Watkins with the Missouri School Boards’ Association. Watson is facilitating the search efforts by taking applications, meeting with prospective interviewees, and narrowing the field to qualified

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Library affected by bad weather

The Morgan County Library Board of Trustees Thursday, Feb. 13 discussed the effect of inclement weather on recent library programs. Library director Stacey Embry reported recent inclement weather resulted in a lower attendance at children’s story time. She said, however, attendance at the adult story time was healthy. Vacation and leave of absence with pay

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