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Ferdinand Community Center issues guidelines for upcoming events

After consulting with the local Health Department and after receiving the directive from Governor Holcomb to limit social gatherings to 250 or less, the FCC is advising those renting the Ferdinand Community Center to limit their guest list to 250 or less or will have the option to postpone their event to a later date….

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Jasper-Dubois County Library shuts down programming/events, remains open to patrons

The Jasper-Dubois County Public Library (Jasper, Ferdinand, Dubois, and Birdseye Branches) announced it would cancel all programming and events through April 5, 2020. The action is taken in accordance with the guidance and required actions from Governor Eric Holcomb and the Dubois County Health Department. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Community food banks offer drive-thru service

The Community Food Bank Inc. and Dubois County Community Meals will remain open and organizers are asking patrons to be patient as they operate through this developing situation. They will only offer drive-thru service for groceries and meals, effective immediately. Signs will be posted and attendants will be there to direct traffic flow. Hours for…

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Redemption moves gatherings online in wake of COVID-19

Redemption Christian Church, a multi-site church in Jasper and Loogootee, will be gathering online on Sunday, March 15, to worship together. Everyone is welcome to join a digital service online on all of Redemption’s church-wide digital platforms: the Redemption App (including an Apple TV app), YouTube, Facebook, and RedemptionIN.com. The service will be available on-demand…

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Huntingburg, Jasper mayors issue joint statement on coronavirus

We want you to all know that the Cities of Jasper and Huntingburg are involved in conversations on a daily basis with other agencies in our county dealing with the coronavirus. These include the Dubois County Health Department, Dubois County Emergency Management, Memorial Hospital, Greater Jasper and Southwest Dubois County Schools, and the Cities of…

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Local departments coordinating efforts to respond to coronavirus

Currently, Dubois County does not have any confirmed cases.  For most up to date on local information, please visit our county website at https://www.duboiscountyin.org/departments/health_department/index.php The Dubois County Health Department and emergency services are coordinating efforts to be prepared for the potential spread of the coronavirus. Those efforts taking action to prevent the spread of disease, be…

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Vincennes University’s latest update on Coronavirus

Vincennes University continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation involving the coronavirus. In this morning’s VU Executive Team meeting, it was decided that VU will extend spring break for all VU students at all sites including VUJ and online until Sunday, March 22.   Residence halls will remain closed next week and classes will not be…

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Sisters of St. Benedict take precautions, pray amidst the coronavirus outbreak

The situation with the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve.  The Sisters of St. Benedict are following the news closely while consulting with our community physician to make prudent decisions for our community and all who come to the monastery. The sisters were scheduled to have a total community meeting this weekend. That has been canceled….

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Saint Meinrad Archabbey cancels National Players

The National Players, scheduled to present two plays on March 13 and 14 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey has been canceled. With growing concerns surrounding COVID-19, Saint Meinrad Archabbey believes it is prudent to cancel the event to ensure that we are not contributing to the spread of illness.