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Several individuals and organizations have been hard at work over the last week, making homemade masks for the medical staff at South Sunflower County Hospital. Pictured above are staff members with masks donated by Pam Chatman. Seated are Tracie Thomas and Shealnell Woodfork. Standing are Chris Cobbs and Brannon Walls.
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BUSINESS NEWS: the new store of W. J. Weinberg located at the end of Porter’s Bayou bridge will open for business this week. When you want to save some money, buy from Weinberg’s.
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You know, all I ever needed to know about fighting coronavirus and surviving the quarantine, I learned at an early age.
Washing my hands and practicing hygiene were ingrained early by parents and teachers at school. But it’s much, much more than that.
There are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sunflower County.
According to the Mississippi State Department of Health on Sunday, the two confirmed cases are among 207 total for the state.
Indianola city leaders confirmed Friday the city had at least one case, but this is the first confirmation from MSDH.
Here is what I sent out to Emmerich Newspapers employees this week:
Because our newspaper offices are not public spots like stores or restaurants, I believe it prudent to remain open. However, I believe we should respect the feelings of those that may feel threatened by coming into the office. Here are some thoughts of mine: