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Lady Indians Win Highland Consolation Title

January 13, 2021

By Mike Scott   The Clark County Lady Indians claimed the consolation title with a 41-28 win over the Knox County Lady Eagles.  The game was played on Friday, January 8, at Canton High School, with limited attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions.   Clark County scored first, and both teams struggled to put the ball…

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Scarves, Hats and Gloves to be Left at Courthouse Courtyard for Anyone Who Needs Them

January 13, 2021

By Echo Menges   The Knox County Clothes Closet is encouraging people to leave scarves, hats and gloves in the courtyard of the Knox County Courthouse in Edina for anyone who needs them beginning this week.   Scarves may be tied around trees. Gloves and hats may be left on park benches.   Clothes Closet…

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Covid-19 in Knox County: Then and Now

January 13, 2021

By Lori Moots-Clair, Knox County Health Department Administrator As we enter the eleventh month since the first interview with The Edina Sentinel regarding Covid-19 we have seen many changes in Knox County, MO.  For the first four months, we saw no cases locally, while the metropolitan areas of the state were overwhelmed with cases.  We…

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Local COVID-19 Coverage

Health Department Admin: Stay Vigilant

December 9, 2020

By Lori Moots-Clair, KCHD Administrator December 6, 2020 – Good morning Knox County.  I have never been more certain that there a many active cases of Covid-19 in our community, so I can’t celebrate our decrease in positivity rate and our low level of active cases (believe me, I wish I could).   These cases…

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Local Hospital Braces for Impact of Increased Demand, Plans for Triage Situations, Staff Shortage and Burnout a Looming Concern

December 2, 2020

By Echo Menges NEMOnews Media Group The following interview was conducted with Dr. Jeff Davis, DO. Dr. Davis is the Chief Medical Officer at the Scotland County Hospital located in Memphis, MO. He is also the Medical Director at the Edina Medical Services clinic located in Knox County, MO, the Lancaster Medical Services clinic in…

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Knox County Health Department Issues COVID-19 Alert to Local Businesses and Organizations

November 22, 2020

Knox County Business and Organization Covid-19 Alert  By Lori Moots-Clair, KCHD Administrator November 21, 2020 – Health department officials are alerting Knox County Businesses/Organizations that there is a high risk for Covid-19 transmission currently.  Our positivity rates have exceeded 36%, compared to state positivity rates of 23%.   Hospital based ER and in-patient testing continue to…

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COVID-19 Update and Interview with Dr. Jeff Davis at Scotland County Hospital

This interview was live streamed across NEMOnews Media Group newspaper Facebook pages live on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

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