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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


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  • If you have any questions or concerns, please email them Here
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Is Your Business Essential?

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Cole County Health Department Orders: 

The Cole County Health Department is the lead agency for the COVID-19 health issue for Cole County. As of 3-27-2020, one (1) new order was signed by Kristi Campbell, director of the Cole County Health Department. To date, there are a total of three (3) orders in effect. Please see the orders below. 

Cole County Health Department Technical Advisory:

Please share: The Cole County Health Department wants to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our county while enabling essential services to continue. CCHD has issued a Technical Advisory pertaining to COVID-19 as needed to address issues related to this rapidly changing situation. Technical Advisory #2 was issued on 3-23-2020.

Missouri 24 Hour Hotline: 877-435-8411

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding COVID-19. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What To Do If You Are Sick With COVID-19

  • Call your doctor if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms. DO NOT go to the Hospital Emergency Room unless you need to seek prompt medical attention for worsening symptoms (e.g., difficulty breathing).
  • If you have a medical emergency and need to call 911, notify the dispatch personnel that you have, or are being evaluated for COVID-19.
  • For more information Click Here.

Testing Information

  • Cole County Health Department Does Not provide testing for COVID-19.
  • Please call your doctor or 877-435-8411 for specific testing information.
  • Do you want to know where the Mobile Testing Locations are located in Central Missouri? Please see the map below for the locations. *This map is only for Mobile Testing Locations and informational purposes. Information is subject to change* 

How To Protect Yourself

  • Know how COVID-19 spreads.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • For more information Click Here.