This post is a place where KBIA will be accumulating links to reliable, regularly-updated sources of information you can use to keep yourself informed about the COVID-19 pandemic in Mid-Missouri. This post will be updated with new links as new resources become available.
- The City of Columbia is regularly updating the number of cases in Boone County on this page, including more detailed info about how the cases were contracted and whether they are still active cases or not.
- The State of Missouri has this webpage with regularly updated statewide COVID-19 case information, as well as other resources and details about statewide orders. You can also view the Governor’s daily press briefings on his Facebook page (the times vary, but are typically either 3:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m.)
- The CDC's COVID-19 website linked here is a reliable source of regularly updated information about the status of the virus nationwide
- This is the MU Alert page the University of Missouri is using to share information about the campus.
- This is the page Columbia Public School is using to communicated with parents and teachers about its plans related to COVID-19.
- Each weekday, KBIA hosts a live call-in talk show at noon called The Check In, with guests talking about various topics related to the pandemic. You can listen to those episodes here.
From our reporting partners:
- Every day, KOMU is creating posts with all of the day’s new information related to COVID-19. The story will be featured near the top of their homepage here.
- You can find a round-up of the Columbia Missourian’s coverage at this link, as well as a map that shows you the concentration of cases in the state, as well as a chart documenting the change over time in Missouri.
- For information in St. Louis, St. Louis Public Radio is maintaining this live coverage blog.
- For information in Kansas City, member station KCUR is maintaining this live coverage blog.
- If you’re looking for a story that you might have heard nationally on NPR, this is the place where NPR is posting its updates related to COVID-19
*If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, you should contact your primary care physician or a local hospital. People can also call the Missouri Novel Coronavirus Hotline at 887-435-8411