COVID-19: Several Data Sources

As the number of COVID-19 cases in the state of Missouri continues to climb, data is gathered by several state agencies.  Not all of that data is at the same level of timely reporting.  KCHI relies on data provided by the Livingston County Health Center, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and The Missouri Department of Corrections. As of […]

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Local COVID-19 CASES and Deaths UP This Week

The number of cases of COVID-19 in the area counties increased throughout the week and there are two additional deaths from COVID-19.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service notified the Grundy County Health Department of the first death of a Grundy County resident due to COVID-19.  Friday afternoon, Caldwell County posted they have also been notified of a […]

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State Health Department, DNR and University of Missouri Testing Sewage For Signs Of COVID-19

Testing of raw sewage may help in tracking COVID-19.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and researchers at the University of Missouri – Columbia are collaborating on a statewide project to test domestic wastewater for genetic markers of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The project is funded by a Centers for […]

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COVID-19: Livingston County Update

COVID-19 in Livingston County remains at 1.  Livingston County Health Center Director Sherry Weldon says they have nothing new to report at this time. She says that test would let them know if you had COVID-19. She says additional testing would give a better picture of the number of cases we have had in our county. Weldon says despite the […]

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