The Laclede County Health Department is continuing to work with state and local health care providers to address the COVID19 health crisis. Health Department Administrator Charla Baker provided an update through a Facebook live event this morning from Life Point Church. Baker said they are fielding hundreds of calls and emails daily with questions, and are doing their best to provide answers. As of 8 this morning there have been zero positive cases of the virus..


Baker encourages everyone to take steps to prevent exposing yourself and others to the illness….

The Missouri Department of Health is expected to provide an update on the spread of the virus, this afternoon. At last report, at 3pm today, there were 502 positive cases in Missouri and 8 people died from complications of the virus.