KC and St. Louis area leaders end indoor mask requirements
By Jim Salter May. 14, 2021 11:05 AM EDT
O'FALLON, (AP) — After more than a year of severe restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in Missouri’s two urban areas, Kansas City, St....
Missouri lawmakers OK limits on local pandemic restrictions
By David A. Lieb May. 12, 2021 02:06 PM EDT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pushed back Wednesday against local coronavirus restrictions, passing legislation limiting the duration of public...
Schmitt lawsuit challenges St. Louis Co. COVID restrictions
By Jim Salter May. 11, 2021 12:43 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Missouri
By The Associated Press May. 04, 2021 02:49 PM EDT
Kansas City Star. May 2, 2021. Editorial: Medicaid is up to you now, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson — and you know the right answer ...
St. Louis leaders seek volunteers to help with vaccinations
By Jim Salter Mar. 22, 2021 12:19 PM EDT
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — As the amount of COVID-19 vaccine starts to increase, leaders of the St. Louis region are putting out a call for volunteers, especially...
St. Louis Co. leader: 'Fumbled' vaccine rollout frustrating
By Jim Salter Mar. 15, 2021 07:25 PM EDT
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri teachers and other school workers are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, even as the leader of the state’s largest jurisdiction...
More restrictions eased as 1 million Missourians vaccinated
Mar. 08, 2021 02:45 PM EST
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A year after Missouri confirmed its first COVID-19 infection, local governments on Monday continued to relax coronavirus restrictions as the...
Rural counties doing best, and worst, at vaccinations
By Jim Salter Feb. 17, 2021 12:58 PM EST
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Rural Missouri counties are both the most and least successful at getting COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of residents, according to data...
St. Louis County health pleased with increased vaccines
By Margaret Stafford Feb. 12, 2021 01:07 PM EST
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County Executive Sam Page said Friday that better communication about the state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan should help...
St. Louis County says state not providing promised vaccines
By Margaret Stafford Feb. 09, 2021 01:15 PM EST
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Some officials in eastern Missouri say vaccination efforts are being hampered because the state is not sending enough doses of the COVID-19...
Parson to divert doses from pharmacies to boost vaccine rate
By Jim Salter Jan. 27, 2021 02:21 PM EST
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson plans to divert thousands of unused doses of coronavirus vaccine from CVS and Walgreens pharmacies to other...
Missouri last among states for first COVID shots
By Jim Salter Jan. 25, 2021 03:51 PM EST
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri ranks dead last among states for the percentage of residents who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and...
Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge
By David Crary Jan. 18, 2021 01:16 PM EST
The Latest: China grapples with virus outbreaks in northeast
By The Associated Press Jan. 18, 2021 01:40 AM EST
COVID-19 claims life of assistant Jackson County prosecutor
By Jim Salter Jan. 04, 2021 02:11 PM EST
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A 32-year-old assistant prosecutor in the Kansas City area has died from the coronavirus. Jackson County Prosecuting...
CVS: 100,000 nursing home vaccinations next week in Missouri
By Jim Salter Dec. 21, 2020 03:03 PM EST
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — CVS Health plans to administer about 100,000 coronavirus vaccinations next week at Missouri long-term care facilities as the vaccination...
Health care workers in Missouri get coronavirus vaccine
By Jim Salter Dec. 14, 2020 02:48 PM EST
Missouri to bring in health care workers from other states
By Margaret Stafford Dec. 02, 2020 02:31 PM EST
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri plans to bring in hundreds of health care workers from other states to help provide care as already-stretched hospitals prepare...
Recent Missouri editorials
Dec. 01, 2020 09:10 AM EST
The Kansas City Star, Nov. 30 Missouri Republicans need to make up their minds: Are COVID-19 regulations a local responsibility, or not? ...
Official: St. Louis area in 'crisis mode' as virus surges
Nov. 30, 2020 02:01 PM EST
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County Executive Sam Page warned area residents Monday that the county is in “crisis mode” as COVID-19 cases keep rising and...