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In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson provided updates on efforts by the Missouri National Guard, Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC), and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to assist with the state’s COVID-19 response.

In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced he has approved a waiver granting full reciprocity for physicians and surgeons from other states who wish to assist Missourians during the COVID-19 crisis.

As the COVID-19 crisis develops both in Missouri and across the nation, Governor Mike Parson and his administration continue taking steps each day to respond and adapt accordingly.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Judge W. Doug Thomson to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District. Judge Thomson will succeed Judge Victor C. Howard who retired in November 2019.

In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced he has signed an Executive Order mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to support the unified response to COVID-19.

Governor Mike Parson has signed Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. This will increase the amount of coordination among state government partners in combating the spread of COVID-19.

President Donald Trump today approved Governor Mike Parson’s request for a federal major disaster declaration for the state of Missouri.

In today’s press briefing, Governor Parson and Missouri Department of Mental Health Director Mark Stringer emphasized the importance of mental health during the COVID-19 crisis.

In today’s press briefing, Governor Parson assured Missourian’s that the state’s food supply remains strong and emphasized the important role of the food and agriculture industry in Missouri’s COVID-19 response efforts.

Governor Mike Parson has requested that President Donald J. Trump approve a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Missouri to provide federal assistance for state and local COVID-19 pandemic preparedness and emergency response efforts.