This page is designed as a catch-all for news and resources about COVID-19, the disease resulting from a new strain of coronavirus currently spreading across the United States, as it relates to Pike County. If you are a Pike County unit of government, business or other organization taking st…
A stay-home order issued by the Pike County Health Department the afternoon of Friday, April 3, aims to "ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 within Pike County while enabling essential services to continue."
Second case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Pike County, Missouri (from the Pike County Health Department)
In Illinois, initial claims leaped to 178,133 last week, up 56% from the 114,000 claims filed for the week ending March 21.
Tuesday saw Missouri’s largest jump in new positive cases to date; Wednesday wasn’t far behind.
BOWLING GREEN—With the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Pike County now at one as of Sunday, the Bowling Green City Council decided to enact some measures to try and keep the number of infected low.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on Monday, March 30, that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typica…
Next week will be a "test balloon" to see how well new COVID-19 safety measures work in the Capitol, said Sen. Caleb Rowden.
People in Illinois are being directed to continue staying home, and schools will continue to be closed for on-site instruction through April 30, Gov. JB Pritzker said Tuesday.
The guard will help Missouri coordinate its response to the coronavirus. The mobilization lasts until May 15, unless the governor extends it.
CLARKSVILLE – To make hand sanitizer you need, first of all, alcohol. Then you’ll want something to make the alcohol thicken into a gel — like, say carbomer. Add glycerin to cut the harshness. At Bee Naturals in Clarksville they then add lavender and sweet orange essential oils for their aro…
JEFFERSON CITY—As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Gov. Mike Parson and his administration are taking steps each day to respond accordingly and protect the health and well-being of Missourians.
ST. LOUIS – Ameren Missouri has created a new energy assistance program in partnership with United Way of Greater St. Louis to offer $500,000 in income relief energy assistance funds for its electric and gas customers across Missouri who are experiencing a hardship with reduced hours or a jo…
QUINCY, ILL. – The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri have created a COVID-19 Nonprofit Emergency Response Fund to direct resources to regional community-based organizations responding to and impacted by the current COVID-19 public health crisis.
BOWLING GREEN – The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is making sure disadvantaged people still have access to utility assistance despite the COVID-19 virus outbreak.