Today’s update highlights Missouri’s Secretary of State’s request for workers to return to work. Additionally, the update discusses a new model that projects Missouri’s peak in deaths and resource use to be later this month.



  • A new model from the University of Washington Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation projects that Missouri will not reach its peak in daily deaths and resource use until around April 25, 2020. This is a late peak compared to the United States national model, which projected its peak in daily deaths and resource use as this past weekend. These projections are based on the assumption that residents will continue to follow social distancing guidelines. For more information, visit

HeplerBroom attorney Emilee M. Bramstedt contributed to this blog post.