Health Department

Total Cases
Active Cases
Total Recovered
Total Deaths
Numbers will be updated by 4:00 p.m. daily.
Female: 56%
Male: 44%
Age Range
Under 20: 7%
20-39: 30%
40-59: 33%
60-79: 25%
80+: 5%
Unknown: 9%
Other: 7%
Black: 12%
White: 72%
Case Total Per Day 5-25-20

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


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  • If you have any questions or concerns, please email them Here
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Cole County Health Department Orders 

Cole County is currently following the State of Missouri "Show-Me Strong Recovery" plan and will be in effect through June 15, 2020. Please see below for more information. 

Cole County Health Department Recommended Guidance

State of Missouri Orders

Missouri 24 Hour Hotline: 877-435-8411

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding COVID-19. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How To Protect Yourself

  • Know how COVID-19 spreads.
  • Proper Hygiene Practices:
    • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home when you are sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • For more information Click Here.

What To Do If You Are Sick With COVID-19

  • Call your doctor if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms. DO NOT go to the Hospital Emergency Room unless you need to seek prompt medical attention for worsening symptoms (e.g., difficulty breathing).
  • If you have a medical emergency and need to call 911, notify the dispatch personnel that you have, or are being evaluated for COVID-19.
  • For more information Click Here.

Testing Information

  • Cole County Health Department Does Not provide testing for COVID-19.
  • Please call your doctor or 877-435-8411 for specific testing information.
  • Do you want to know where the testing sites are located in Missouri? Please Click Here to find the locations.