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.
LOCAL CORONAVIRUS EVALUATION HOTLINE: 573-331-4200
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.
A PROCLAMATION DECLARING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY REGARDING COVID-19. THE CAPE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER RECOMMENDS PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO RESTRICT THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF WITH A FULL EXPLANATION. SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS: Limit your public exposure. Go to work, conduct essential business, and go home.Limit gatherings […]
Dear Tiger Families, We hope you are staying well and are paying attention to the important messages our local health department has been sharing regarding COVID-19. Community leaders are asking that we encourage everyone to stay home as much as possible and practice social distancing. As a precaution, we are extending our districtwide closure due to COVID-19 […]
In case you missed it, in response to COVID-19 the US Census Bureau has extended their dates a bit to make sure everyone has a chance to be counted. Attached are those extended dates. Remember, the Census affects everything including emergency preparedness. Imagine how prepared we’d be today to battle COVID-19 if Southern Illinois had […]
Jefferson City, Mo. — On Tuesday, Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft attended a videoconference with more than 100 public library leaders across the state. Hosted by the Missouri State Library, a division of Ashcroft’s office, the open forum provided an opportunity for library directors and key staff to discuss creative ways they continue to offer […]