Hannibal Regional Healthcare System officials say they’ve been preparing for COVID-19 over the last several weeks. That includes meeting with community leaders and planning to secure necessary resources to help limit the spread.  Hannibal Regional officials say that as of Monday… they have *no* positive test results according to Hannibal Regional CEO Todd Ahrens. “Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Pranav Parikh, leads our infection control and quality departments which are continuously reviewing and updating protocols. We have over twelve hundred team members with whom we are communicating to ensure they are up to date with these changes." Ahrens said.

Hannibal Regional officials also say is important to remember to seek out information from credible and reliable sources like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Do not rely on social media, and refrain from contributing to misinformation.