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Missouri Employers Now Hiring

As COVID-19 rapidly spreads across the country and Mid-Missouri, many businesses have had to make tough decisions. For some, that has meant lay-offs.  But not all are reducing the workforce.

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Beware Of Growing COVID-19 Scams

The bad news of COVID-19 continues to hit every day. While we try to stay on the positive side of things, there’s occasionally bad stories we have to share, like these Stimulus Scams.

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Columbia Public Schools will remain closed through April

Columbia Public Schools said Tuesday the district will be out of session until April 27 after local authorities issued a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Mayor Brian Treece announced the order will go into effect on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. and will last for at least 30 days. The district sent a letter to parents Tuesday …

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Stay-At-Home issued for Boone County

City and county leaders met in Columbia on Tuesday morning and issued a stay-at-home order for the county, including Columbia after coronavirus numbers grew exponentially in the state. The order will go into effect on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. and will last for at least 30 days. Officials said they are trying to slow the spread of COVID-19. They …

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Here’s where we’re at with COVID-19

The world is constantly evolving with the coronavirus. As of Monday, March 23rd this is where we are at. Boone County has 17 positive COVID-19 cases, as of early Monday morning. Two Mizzou employees, and a worker at Russell Boulevard Elementary in Columbia, are among the new positives. Cole County now has four cases. There are five in Callaway County, …

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Mid-Missouri COVID-19 Resources

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is causing big changes to everyday life in mid-Missouri. Here are a few places to go if you have questions (stay up-to-date on the national response at the CDC’s website): The state health department has updated information on its website. You can also call a 24-hour hotline at 877-435-8411. MU Health Care is offering free video visits with …

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Y107 COVID-19 Statement: How We Plan To Adapt

Y107 Mission Statement: Provide quality and timely community-focused information and entertainment that is relevant to you, our mid-Missouri listener. At Y107, our priority remains supporting our clients and listeners through these difficult, uncertain times. We have helped our listeners and clients through the unusual events of other natural disasters, such as tornadoes and floods. We have always prepared to support …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: How Missouri Is Responding

Concerns over the new coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to grow across the state and the nation. Governor Mike Parson and his administration are working each day to respond to the virus and protect the health and well-being of Missourians. Expanding COVID-19 Testing The state is currently working with the University of Missouri to expand COVID-19 testing. This should increase testing capabilities by …

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A helpful guide to the Coronavirus

Winston Churchill made the phrase “Keep Calm – And Carry On” famous in 1939. While we aren’t facing World War III, it’s still a reminder today as we all move forward in a world with health concerns. Y107 encourages you to be smart, stay strong and use common sense. Keep yourself educated so you know what’s factual information, and what’s not. …

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COVID-19: A Responsible Understanding

Coronavirus, or COVID-19 has moved from a headline, to a reality, to hysteria, to the surreal is DAYS! Precaution is being seen as PANIC, and then there’s the oversensationalism, causing hysteria.

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