Clarke Community Schools Update: Student Nutrition & Staff Pay

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On Tuesday, March 24th, Clarke Schools made the announcement that they would be participating in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Summer Food Service Program. This will allow the school to provide both breakfasts and lunches for students in need of meal solutions during the closure of

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Clarke County Hospital – New Visitor Restrictions Starting March 25, 2020

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Effective Wednesday, March 25th, visitors are NOT allowed within Clarke County Hospital unless the visitor is a designated caregiver or the patient falls into one of three categories listed below: The patient is an infant or small child. In this case only one designated parent/caregiver may be

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Clarke Community Schools – Closure Update: A Message From Superintendent Steve Seid

In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superintendent, wanted to reach out to the public to provide a brief update on what the school is doing for the students and families affected by the shutdown. View the

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20 Years of CCDC Grant Opportunities – How Can Your Organization Benefit?

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lakeside Casino’s opening in Clarke County. The Casino’s arrival not only meant a big boost to local employment and attractions for tourism and entertainment, but it also provided a tremendous opportunity for the Clarke County Development Corporation and the community

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Emergency Proclamation 2020-1

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Citizens of Osceola, In cooperation with national, state, and local health and emergency management efforts, the City of Osceola will be shutting down all non-essential municipal services and facilities effective immediately, through March 31, 2020.  All members of the public are asked to remain patient during these

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SPECIAL NOTICE: Clarke County Live Broadcast: COVID-19 Update and Q & A

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There will be a one hour discussion led by Clarke County Public Health and a panel including leaders from local government, healthcare and school districts to bring Clarke County residents up to date on COVID-19 prevention and where to find trusted sources of information. Online streaming will be made available with Q & A opportunities via Facebook.

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Spring Fever Hits & Outdoor Activities Abound in Osceola

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According to the calendar it’s still winter, but with a few days of 65 degree weather, the recent announcement of camping and RV reservations opening, as well as the incredible recreational updates taking place all over Clarke County, the outdoor activity bug has officially bitten! Scott Kent,

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Osceola Foods Strives to Build a Stronger Community Through Giving Back

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The Clarke Schools Food Pantry recently received a sizable food donation thanks to Osceola Foods and the generosity of the plant’s team. Truckloads of Hormel product were recently delivered to Clarke Community Schools’ food pantry to support those in the community experiencing food insecurity. Nearly 700 cases

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Coronavirus and COVID-19: When Rumors Fly, Turn to Trusted Resources

Coronavirus and COVID-19 are hot topics in the news. Clarke County Hospital and Clinics encourages everyone to count on trusted resources for their updates and how to prevent illnesses and the spread of any diseases.

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