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Breaking: Parkway extends school closures as COVID-19 outbreak intensifies

A welcome sign stands outside the front entrance, which will not be open to the public through April 22.
March 23, 2020

The Parkway School District’s lockdown is just beginning. With ‘stay-at-home’ mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic now in effect throughout St. Louis City and St. Louis County, public school...

The Quaran-teen’s guide to social distancing

Missouri is asking state residents to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. During these times, look to simple and helpful ways to make a change for others and yourself.
March 22, 2020

As week one of our three week breaks winds down (yay?) cabin fever is heating up. Binge-watching an entire season of Parks and Rec just isn’t as satisfying as it was on day one. To combat the boredom...

Global pandemic hits home: St. Louis reacts to COVID-19

Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-section through the viral genome, seen as black dots.
March 13, 2020

What has dominated headlines since January has officially hit St. Louis County as the first case of the coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19 is confirmed. After family members of an infected person...

Why you shouldn’t be freaking out about the new coronavirus

What should you be freaking out about instead? A lot of things.
The opinions expressed in this article reflect the opinions of the author at the time of publishing. The situation has changed, and will keep changing. We recommend that you keep yourself up to date and educated by following news from official sources such as https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html, https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus, or https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.
February 7, 2020

News sites are overflowing with stories about the novel coronavirus spreading from Wuhan, China’s wholesale seafood market. They caution against travelling, post alarming statistics and generally predict...

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