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COVID-19 testing, PPE's, and ventilator access discussed at NRMC board meetingDuring a brief teleconference meeting of the Nevada Regional Medical Center's Board of Directors on Tuesday, COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) testing, access to ventilators, and donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) were discussed. In his C.E.O board report, Steve Branstetter noted, “Our current focus has been the ever-changing updates surrounding COVID-19. ...
Filing for unemployment amid the pandemicDue to the widespread COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, many people across the nation are being forced to file for unemployment due to furloughs and being laid-off. If you are in an industry that is deemed "non-essential," it is important to note that there has been an expansion in unemployment coverage due to the recently passed $2 trillion relief bill...
Missing person found alive after four days (3/31/20)A Cedar county resident who has been missing since Thursday, March 26, was found Monday morning and was life flighted to a Joplin hospital. According to Sheriff’s Office officials, dispatch received a report Saturday afternoon of a possible missing person near the area of Zodiac and 2925 Rd in Vernon County. Responding deputies learned that no one had been in contact with the missing person since the previous Thursday afternoon. He was believed be hunting for mushrooms and never returned...
Vernon County Health Department addresses concerns surrounding COVID-19 testing (3/30/20)In response to concerns in regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) testing in Vernon County, the Daily Mail reached out to the Vernon County Health Department for more information. The following are questions posed by the Daily Mail and answered by Vernon County Health Department Nursing Supervisor Tasha Triplett, BSN RN...
Bryan Elementary PINK event cancelled, screenings postponed (3/30/20)A parent information night event for incoming kindergarten students, slated for March 30 at Bryan Elementary School, has been cancelled. "We will update families regarding enrollment as information becomes available," said Nevada R-5 Parent Educator, Sherry Brown...
City of Nevada takes measures to ensure safety of citizens (3/28/20)During the Tuesday evening Nevada City Council meeting, technical difficulties with the live feed prevented some listeners from hearing the final resolution to be considered — Resolution No. 1557. This resolution authorizes the City Manager to implement emergency protocols to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Daily Mail reached out to Interim City Manager Mark Mitchell for clarification on what the resolution entailed...
Area 3D printing group makes respirators (3/27/20)An area 3D printing group has successfully created a 3D printed respirator for Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar. Matt Havens, a physician assistant at Butterfield Park Medical Center, Bolivar, and a team of his technology friends and family started collaborating last week trying to develop personal protection equipment that would replace N95 masks that are in short supply...
Personal Protective Equipment donations sought for local health care providers (3/27/20)Community members have been stepping up to the task of helping each other during the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The Nevada Daily Mail's Business Manager Heather Trytsman is no exepction to this. She has begun collecting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to be delivered to local health care professionals...
Vernon County schools extend Wellness Break until April 24 (3/27/20)The following is according to a letter sent to parents by the Nevada R-5 School District Administrative Offices: “The ongoing impact of COVID-19 in our region requires school districts to be flexible and make decisions that are in the best interest of public health. ...
Area colleges turn to online instruction, Nevada R-5 remains status quo (3/27/20)Due to the global pandemic two local institutions of higher education, Cottey College and Crowder College, have turned to online instruction for the remainder of their semesters. It was decided prior to the conclusion of spring break that both schools were eliminating face-to-face classroom instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. The Nevada R-5 school district, meanwhile, is still on lockdown through at least April 3...
- Sheldon High senior McCartney giving back to communityIn these uncertain times Sheldon (R-8) High School senior Meckinize McCartney is doing her best to make life a little easier for her fellow classmates. With the spring semester postponed until at least April 24, McCartney has remained busy delivering meals to the homes of community members. ...
- NEVC senior Prough overcomes adversity to flourish on the hardwood (3/31/20)
- Zhang pursues passion, tapped as Cottey College eSports coach (3/28/20)
- Watts discusses possible scenarios for track season (3/27/20)
- Fishing permits to be temporarily waived (3/25/20)
- Nevada High hoopsters net All-Area accolades (3/21/20)
- Cameron crowned CrossFit champ (3/18/20)
- City of Nevada takes measures to ensure safety of citizens
- Vernon County Health Department addresses concerns surrounding COVID-19 testing
- Community leaders give updates on COVID-19 measures
- NEVC senior Prough overcomes adversity to flourish on the hardwood
- Area colleges turn to online instruction, Nevada R-5 remains status quo
- Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate
- Boat does doughnuts after hitting wave, throws man overboard
- Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face
- Customers cheer after woman gives birth at Missouri Walmart
- Psych evaluation ordered for man who sought trial by combat