Marshall County Health Department has continued to see a very low recent case count of COVID-19 in the county, reporting two cases last Thursday, with one pending test for the virus.

Marysville’s mask mandate will expire Saturday, which is the day it was scheduled to expire when city council passed the mandate several months ago.

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Two COVID-19 cases were reported in Marshall County early this week, according to the local health department.

A week after nurses gave 1,067 shots of COVID-19 vaccine in a single day at the historic depot, the Marshall County Health Department continued to give booster shots at their offices in downtown Marysville.

The city of Marysville’s mask mandate has been extended until May 1. Officials say the mandate, which includes fines, will be enforced.

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Marshall County commissioners unanimously rescinded the county’s mask mandate Monday. The mandate had been in effect since November when the county’s active cases surged to more than 200.

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More than 800 area residents received COVID-19 vaccine shots at Marshall County’s first mass clinic held Thursday.

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A mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic was under way Thursday in Marysville for those 65 or older who live, work or have a doctor in Marshall County.

Cambridge Place Senior Care in Marysville and Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids began to allow limited indoor visits Feb. 24. The opening comes after a year of doors closed to visitors to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Vaccinations against COVID-19 continued at a steady pace at the Marshall County Health Department Tuesday.

A local senior citizen and his daughter met with Marshall County officials Monday to request a process for critically ill senior citizens to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Marshall County had two active COVID-19 cases reported by health officials Monday. The county hasn’t seen its infection rate that low since last summer.

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Marshall County has continued to receive 200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine a week, which are being administered by the county’s health department.

Marshall County Health Department is waiting for more information from the state as it works on a COVID-19 immunization plan to handle the Phase 2 groups of local residents.

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Marshall County residents can now sign up to put their name on a list to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by filling out an online form at www.cmhcare.org or by calling the vaccine hotline at 785-562-4474.

Community Memorial Healthcare continues to accept names for its list of local residents interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

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Marshall County residents are welcome to call the Vaccine Readiness Hotline at Community Memorial Healthcare to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when they become available.

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Marshall County’s active COVID-19 count dipped to 37 cases Monday but testing again was on the increase early this week, said county health department director Sue Rhodes.

The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given to clinical staff last week at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville.

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The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered today to Community Memorial Healthcare clinical care staff members, according to a news release from CMH.

Marysville girls' basketball team went into quarantine because of two members tested positive for COVID-19. 

The prospect of people gathering for the holidays without masks at safe distances later this month remains a concern for Marshall County Health Department director Sue Rhodes.

COVID-19 cases in Marshall County were expected to pass 700 this week after a total 692 were reported Monday by the county health department.

The last month of 2020 opened on a somber note with one more death from the pandemic reported by the Marshall County Health Department Tuesday, bringing the local total to 11.

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association’s Board of Directors will decide Tuesday whether to postpone winter sports competitions and other activities until Jan. 15.

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COVID-19’s fast spread spurred Marshall County commissioners to close the courthouse Thursday to the public indefinitely. Public access to the building will be limited to appointments only.

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The Marshall County treasurer’s office is closed and will not reopen until Nov. 30 because of a positive COVID-19 case among the office’s staff.

Encouraged by county health officials, Marshall County Board of Commissioners on Monday agreed unanimously to immediately enact a countywide mask mandate.

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Marysville City Council on Friday passed a mask mandate as cases here mounted and regional hospitals sounded alarms of overwhelming numbers of seriously ill COVID-19 patients.

Marysville Junior-Senior High School students may return to school from the current system of remote learning earlier than scheduled, but it will depend on decisions that school administrators and county health officials make Friday.