The following organizations have closed or their events have been canceled or postponed out of concern for spreading the coronavirus infection known as COVID-19.

This list will be updated daily. Organizations that have events that are being canceled should send a notice to


Mexico School District: Closed starting Friday until at least May 1.

Van-Far School District: Closed starting Wednesday until at least May 1.

Centralia School District: Closed starting Wednesday until at least April 13.

Community R-6 School District: Closed Starting Thursday until at least April 20.


Mexico-Audrain Library District interlibrary loan services.

Mexico Area Family and Eastern Family YMCA.

Seconds to Go Resale Store.

Handi-Shop recycling and donation drop off.

Central Bank of Audrain County drive-through banking only.

Mexico-Audrain Library District all branches.

Laura Miller George Help Center drive-up food distributions only

AARP Foundation Tax Aide Sites: Service Suspended Until Further Notice.

The Blue Note and Rose Music Hall will be closed until March 31.

Missouri State Parks is postponing events through April 30.

Missouri courts: In-person proceedings for appellate and circuit courts are suspended through April 3 and may be extended. This includes associate, family, juvenile, municipal and probate divisions.

Aging Best senior centers: Congregate meal program and activities at all Aging Best partner senior centers suspended through March 31 (includes Mexico Senior Center, Columbia Senior Meal Program and Columbia Senior Activity, Fulton Senior Center, Boonslick Senior Center, Fayette Senior Citizens Center, Clarke Senior Center and West Point Senior Center)

State Historical Society Center for Missouri Studies: Closed March 17-31.

April 2

Senior Expo at Mexico Area Family YMCA

Westminster College: C.S. Lewis Legacy Lecture, Rev. Larry Brown

April 3

Missouri Emergency Response Commission: Haz-Mat Tech refresher class.

April 4

ACT: National test date for the ACT has been changed to June 13.

April 6

Audrain County Democrats mass meeting.

April 17

Westminster College: The Brauer Lecture, Dr. Arthur Brooks, tentatively rescheduled for Spring 2021

April 18

King’s Daughters quarter auction

April 23

Unbound Book Festival.

FFA state convention.

April 25

William Woods University in Fulton: Spring commencement.

State Historical Society of Missouri: National History Day contest; judging now will be online.