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As lawmakers reconvene in Jefferson City to work on an emergency coronavirus spending measure, they are encountering enhanced protocols to protect themselves as well as the public, who is legally allowed to be in the capitol while legislative work is underway.
Normal activities were upended seemingly overnight because of COVID-19, and newly released data from Google shows Buchanan County residents have been reducing their trips from home, but not less than state averages.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended people use face masks when leaving their homes, especially in high-transmission areas and places where social distancing could become difficult like the grocery store.