To best serve the community, the staff at River Radio has been compiling and updating the latest information regarding the Covid-19 Coronavirus and it’s effects on our community.
Find the latest closings and cancellations, official news and updates, resources, and more information to help keep you prepared.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Updates
For the latest regional news regarding the virus, see the COVID-19 Updates.
With many cancelations and postponements in our area, we are doing our best to keep up with the pace of information. You can find our most recent list in Cancelations and Postponements.
Primarily, of course, our concern is for the well-being of our listeners, and we want you to be informed of the best practices for personal safety and the safety of others during the COVID-19 outbreak. Below we have posted several resources- local, national and global- to provide you honest and up to date information. Find additional resources here.
Cape Girardeau County Health Department: Visit this page for up-to-date local information as well as guidance on prevention and preparedness for COVID-19 and other emergencies. Visit them on Facebook.
World Health Organization (WHO): Learn more about preventative measures and the global status on their website.
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services: They offer a 24-hour hotline at 877-435-8411 and offer the latest state information HERE.
We will do our best to keep you apprised of the latest news and information available, and provide these third party links with faith that they will keep their information current as well.
The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center today reports the fourth and fifth deaths of Cape Girardeau County residents due to COVID-19. Both residents were in their 80’s. No further details are being provided at this time due to medical privacy laws. Everyone is urged to take preventive actions to prevent the spread of all […]
SEDALIA, Mo. – Today, the Missouri State Fair announced that the traditional fair will pivot to a youth livestock show, Aug. 13-23, 2020. In 1901, the Fair began as a showcase of Missouri agriculture. Staying true to that tradition, the Fair will continue to allow the invaluable agriculture education experience to Missouri 4-H and FFA […]
Cape Girardeau, Missouri; For Immediate Release – The Southeast Missouri District Fair Board of Directors have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s SEMO District Fair, scheduled for September 12 through 19, 2020. This decision does not come lightly to anyone involved. The SEMO District Fair touches many lives, vocations and has a significant economical […]
Community testing events serve the residents of Missouri. DHSS is partnering with the Missouri National Guard, local health departments, health care providers to offer these events, and different communities will be reached at different times. The test is a PCR test done by a nasopharyngeal swab to determine if there is an active infection with […]