Covid19 Clinton

CLINTON, MO (KCTV) — A civil emergency has been declared in Clinton, Mo., as cases of the coronavirus worsen in the community.

According to the order issued by the city’s leadership on Friday, the community has a positivity rate of 29 percent.

As part of the order, the City of Clinton is encouraging individuals to wear masks in all settings where “this is the possibility of exposure to non-household individuals.”

It is also encouraging businesses, churches and schools to implement policies that encourage the use of masks and a majority of the city’s facilities will be closed from Nov. 16 – Dec. 1.

Earlier this week, the Clinton School District announced that the high school would transition to virtual learning.