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…

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…

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…

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….

Weather Spotter training canceled

The National Weather Service Weather Spotter Training that was scheduled for March 16, 2020, in Jasper has been canceled. The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency is following all recommended preventative measures against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure the safety and wellness of our community. Based on the recommendations and guidance from the State Department of Health…

Indiana Health Department adds coronavirus dashboard; six Hoosiers now infected

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has updated its new COVID-19 online dashboard to reflect two additional presumptive positive cases. The patients reside in Adams and Boone counties. This brings to six the number of Hoosiers who have tested positive for COVID-19. The dashboard can be found at https://on.in.gov/COVID19 and will be updated daily at 10…

First case of coronavirus confirmed in Marion County; Local health officials are ready

Dubois County Health Department Administrative Director Jo Ann Spaulding issued assurances that Dubois County’s health department, hospital, healthcare providers, emergency responders, EMS, and EMA services are all working collaboratively to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in response to the first Indiana case being identified. She also added that the case in Marion…