BELOIT – Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) is responding to the rapid developments of COVID-19 following recommendations of CMS, CDC, and KDHE. Currently there is no public or visitor access to the hospital (with rare exceptions) for the protection of our patients.
BELOIT – Kansas COVID-19 positive cases have risen from 98 to 168 statewide since Tuesday, March 24 with the first case occurring in Mitchell County on Monday. That number rose to two on Wednesday.
Far right: Jett Thiessen wasn’t quite ready to give up his furry friend offerings for the Beloit, KS Bear Hunt! Facebook site event. The town is in an uproar, so to speak, as the community has taken part in placing stuffed animals in their windows. The various species, large and small, are being placed for the children to drive by with their parents as a learning event to count how many animals they see and to keep them occupied during this time of social isolation. Right: Jama Budke places a loving furry couple on her porch. See more on page 7.
BELOIT – As food is needed to stay healthy, so too is the need to not travel at this time. While the price and demand for groceries are going up, people are struggling financially. With that said, local grocery and retail markets in Beloit are doing everything possible to keep items stocked and pricing is out of their hands during these times.