Gov. Mike Parson signed an executive order Friday mobilizing the Missouri National Guard in the state’s fight against the new coronavirus.

East Central College is postponing its spring commencement exercises due to the likelihood of continued advisories regarding public gatherings.

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The Franklin County Commission has taken a mulligan on restrictions to golf courses, but it will not be business as usual.

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Officials from the Franklin County Health Department confirmed Franklin County’s first positive case of COVID-19 on Monday and three more quickly followed. 

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Updated at 7:45 a.m.: Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton confirmed two deputies and a third person were shot Saturday night in Villa Ridge.

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Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker has confirmed on Friday, March 20,  a resident of St. Louis County who is employed at Mercy Hospital Washington tested positive for COVID-19.  The affected person did not display any symptoms of the virus until March 19, 2020.  The positive …

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Emergency medical services across Franklin County may soon be feeling the pinch as the coronavirus takes its toll on first responders and fears force unnecessary calls for service.

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Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker says health officials are monitoring many suspicious cases, but thus far no one in the county has tested positive for the virus as of Friday afternoon.

Both state political parties have released statements regarding the awarding of delegates to presidential candidates from the March 10, presidential preference primary.

East Central College will move to online and remote instruction beginning Monday, March 30. The switch will last through the end of the semester.

As an organization dedicated to the health and well-being of the community, the Franklin County Area United Way said it’s closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 in this county and throughout the nation.

East Central College has canceled public events this spring to comply with Centers for Disease Control recommendations.

In a sweeping move affecting thousands of Catholics in the St. Louis area, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson on Monday immediately suspended all public Masses in the archdiocese.

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The Franklin County Commission has decided to limit all restaurants and bars to carryout and delivery service only effective close of business, or 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, until noon April 17.

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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Mercy Clinic locations across the ministry are limiting visitors to one per patient.