New PCR Cases
111 New Antigen Cases as of Jan. 18, 2022
We appreciate the millions of Missourians who are stepping up to protect themselves and others. Getting vaccinated is how we end this pandemic and move forward from this crisis.
LCHD Has Confirmed 4397 Cases to Date
There are currently 118 active cases and a total of 90 deaths. We currently have 35 hospitalizations. Our positivity rate as of January 12, 2022, is 24.32%.
Numbers of total cases reported at the state and federal level may show differently. This is due to data entry discrepancies in the state’s system and lag times entering them into the state database.
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We Value Public Health
Vision & Mission Statement
The mission of the Lafayette County Public Health Department is to empower people to develop safe and healthy lifestyles. In pursuing our mission, we value:
- Cultural Diversity
- Dignity, Self-worth, Individual Rights
- Prevention and Early Intervention
As We Reopen
What You Need to Know
Food Truck & Fair Season
Lafayette County requires all food trucks and fair vendors to apply for a temporary food permit. Complete the permit application and return to Debbie Dreves at LCHD with the designated fee. For questions, contact Debbie at 660.259.4371, ext. 2005. Visit Food Establishments and download the permit flyer and application letter.
Masking Health Alert
Although the previous mask requirement has been rescinded, businesses and residents are encouraged to remain cautious as cases increase in Missouri. Visit this site periodically for the latest number of COVID-19 cases and masking alerts.