Many stores are offering Black Friday deals all week to try to limit how many people came into the store Friday. The deals encourage fewer shoppers inside the store, leading to better social distancing among customers.
The Salvation Army had its traditional free Thanksgiving meal in a very non-traditional way on Thursday.....over the fence outside its downtown Harbor House location because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A federal judge rejected a request to halt evictions after a tenants’ rights group in Missouri claimed Jackson County was violating a federal moratorium that aims to stop the spread of COVID-19 by preventing homelessness.
Even though they have small amounts of patients, Mercy rural hospitals in Cassville and Aurora are being affected by the surge of patients at Mercy Springfield and even having to house some COVID-19 patients now.