Not long ago, the COVID-19 virus seemed a distant threat, confined to Asia or Europe. Now, it’s impacting all of us. The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in both Buchanan and Platte counties were reported just yesterday.
We’ve all been asked to make major changes in our daily lives to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For all of us, these changes are disruptive, stressful, and unexpected. But regardless of whether these new rules come from the president, the governor, mayors or local health agencies, all share the same goal: to slow the virus.