April 6, 2020

Missouri’s governor issues a “Shelter in Place” order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The order would stay in place until April 24. On thing Governor Mike Parson’s order did not do—which public health officials had been requesting—was issue a statewide mask mandate.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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