As the Coronavirus inevitably makes it way across the country the community of Excelsior Springs has been preparing. Aside from cleaning the store shelves of toilet paper and hand sanitizer, a number of closures and event delays will become more apparent in the coming days.
As new information is made available, this post will be updated to include emergency information received from local health establishments, business closures, and event delays. If you have information you would like to see featured here, please don’t hesitate to send it to me.
City of Excelsior Springs
The City of Excelsior Springs’ Emergency Response Plan provides pre-planning for events that require special attention for the protection of our citizens. Click here for updates and details.
Clay County Public Health Department
Leaders in the community are taking direction from the Clay County Public Health Department. Click here for an in-depth website featuring resources for all citizens: clayhealth.com/coronavirus
• Community & Faith Based Organizations
• Planning Guide
• Clean and Disinfect at Home
• Checklist to Get Ready at Home
• What To Do if Sick
• Resources if You’re Higher Risk
• Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
• Children: Frequently Asked Questions
Latest update from Clay County Public Health Dept on 3/16/20:
In alignment with guidance from CDC and the State of Missouri, Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) recommends cancelling or postponing events of 50+ people for the next eight weeks, with the exception of educational institutions, daycare facilities, and business operations. For more details and recommendations for events of all sizes, please visit the CDC’s website. Additionally, CCPHC will continue to update you with the latest guidance and resources throughout the week.
Message from Governor Parson: “I want to emphasize that we are all in this together. Missouri continues to work closely with both federal and local officials in order to maximize coordination and tailor our response appropriately. It takes all of us at the local, state, and federal level along with neighbors, families, and fellow citizens to use common sense and personal responsibility to work through these tough times and protect the health and safety of all Missourians.”
Local closings, cancellations, and delays due to the virus: