Jasper County Health Department talks about local response to COVID-19

JOPLIN, Mo. – As of March 12, 2020, no cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the immediate KOAM viewing area, but many are taking precautions.

Dowe Quick spoke with Jasper County Health Department Administrator Tony Moehr about what 4-state residents would be eligible for testing, the coordination they have with others and if our local health system is prepared.

Testing availability and who’s eligible:

Coordination with Jasper County health department:

Is our local health system prepared? (Watch on KOAM News at 10 – or view here after the newscast)