CASS COUNTY, MO (March 16, 2020) — The Cass County Health Department has confirmed its first presumptive-positive case of COVID-19 in Cass County. The case is located in Drexel, Missouri and the patient is currently in home isolation, following the guidance of the CDC.
Bates County Memorial Hospital is taking precautions to protect our patients, staff and community from exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this effort, the following temporary action has been taken:
Governor Parson Announces April 7 Municipal Elections Postponed Until June 2 In Response To COVID-19
MARCH 18, 2020 • JEFFERSON CITY — Pursuant to Governor Mike Parson’s Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Governor Parson today signed Executive Order 20-03 ordering all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, to be postponed to June 2, 2020.
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On 3/16/2020, the Bates County Prosecutors Office charged Robert E Jeffries 3/12/1985 of Garden City in connection with the officer involved shooting on 3/15/2020 in rural Bates County. Jeffries was charged with one count of assault in the second degree special victim and two counts of assault in the third degree special victim. All three charges are felony charges.