Monthly Archives: April 2020

Missouri Manufacturer Designs, Donates Innovative UV-Light Sanitizer in COVID-19 Fight

PASCO, an advanced manufacturing company located in Maplewood, Missouri, has designed and donated a UV-light trailer to sanitize protective masks for reuse by health care workers in the fight against COVID-19. ... Read More

Air Force Utilizes Missouri-Made Product in Fight Against COVID-19

The Air Force is training medical professionals to operate its Missouri-made Transport Isolation System (TIS) to safely transport patients with infectious diseases aboard military aircraft during the COVID-19 pandemic. TIS is ... Read More

Missouri Getting Back to Business Under First Phase of “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan

On April 27, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the first phase of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan outlining how Missouri will reopen economic and social activity following the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Missouri Companies Shift Focus, Produce Hand Sanitizer in Fight Against COVID-19

Companies across Missouri are stepping up in a big way, retrofitting their current product lines to produce hand sanitizer for the fight against COVID-19. Cosmos Corporation, a pet product manufacturer located ... Read More

Amazon Put 1,000+ Missourians Back to Work

Amazon recently announced that it is putting more than 1,000 Missourians back to work. The new Missouri employees will fill a variety of positions at Amazon’s St. Peters fulfillment center, such ... Read More

Washington University Announces Chloroquine Trial in Fight Against COVID-19

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, announced that it is launching a clinical trial to investigate the drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19. The trial is one of 20 ... Read More

Missouri Utilizes Data in Fight Against COVID-19

While most Americans spent December 2019 blissfully unaware of the coronavirus and the approaching pandemic, Enbal Shacham, Director of the Ph.D. in Public Health Studies Program at Saint Louis University’s College for ... Read More

Varsity Tutors Doubles Down On COVID-19 Response, Launches Virtual Summer Camp

Varsity Tutors, an innovative Missouri-based company and the nation’s leading provider of one-on-one instruction, recently launched a free set of online classes for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Now the ... Read More

Missourian Pledges $1 Billion to Fight COVID-19

Missouri native and CEO of Twitter Inc., Jack Dorsey, has pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc., the payments processor that he co-founded and runs, to help fund relief ... Read More

Missouri Zoo Connects Animals With Children During Social Distancing

A Missouri zoo is connecting animals with kids during social distancing. It’s no secret that people are missing human interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the animals at Dickerson Park Zoo ... Read More