Stoddard County to issue stay-at-home order beginning Thursday

Monday, March 30, 2020

BLOOMFIELD The Stoddard County Commission has drafted a stay-at-home order for the county effective at 12:01 a.m. Thursday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, three cases of the virus had been reported by the Stoddard County Health Department, administrator Ben Godwin told the commissioners during a conference call.

County officials are scheduled to sign the order Wednesday afternoon following an open comment period that runs until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The Statesman will publish a copy of the order later today. People who wish to comment may call Presiding Commissioner Danny Talkington at 573-421-3238.

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