03/30/20 - MO Mon. - Gov. Parson must act NOW to help prevent hospital overload and save lives!
As of 3:00 pm Sunday in Missouri there were an estimated 14,107 patients tested for Covid-19, 903 reported cases, 12 total reported deaths and these numbers are continuing to rise at a rapid pace. Researchers with Coronavirus Act Now https://covidactnow.org/ project using data from March 27 that shelter in place must be implemented in Missouri between April 11th and April 16th at the latest to prevent hospital overload. The sooner the Governor acts more lives will be saved!
Despite weeks of urgent requests from Democratic state lawmakers, medical groups, and your phone calls and emails, Governor Parson has not yet issued a state-wide shelter in place executive order, but we must keep up the pressure!
Tell Governor Parson a statewide shelter in place order must be implemented IMMEDIATELY to help prevent hospital overload and SAVE LIVES!
Phone: (573) 751-3222
Have questions about Covid-19? Here are some helpful resources:
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)
24 Hour Hotline 877-435-8411 for all Missouri residents and medical providers with questions and looking for guidance on Covid-19.
Missouri Covid-19 information: https://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Covid-19 what you need to know, resources, latest updates: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
In closing, we are grateful to be able to share some very positive news that State Representative Joe Runions, who was hospitalized with Covid-19 and on a ventilator, is now back home and making good progress! We wish Joe all the best on his road to recovery and hope you and your loved ones are staying safe at home and finding ways to lift your spirits!
THANK YOU! for answering the Missouri Mondays CALL TO ACTION!