Recent news blasts regarding City Hall consideration of the Coronavirus threat reveal that the Big 12 and the so-called "Downtown Renaissance" is a higher priority than the threat of pandemic in the making.
To wit . . .
THE DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY CELEBRATION CAN'T STOP JUST BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS!?!
As the party continues, it's important realize that bigger, better cities are getting serious about quarantines and limits on public activities.
Here are links to better news sources for further reading and edification given that City Hall seems more concerned about "momentum" inside the loop than the health of residents.
QUARANTINE SNEAK PEEK!!!
As US coronavirus death toll rises, CDC says communities should start thinking about ways to stop its spread
As the US death toll from the coronavirus climbed to nine, the CDC said it has "heightened" concerns and urged local communities to begin thinking about ways to stop the virus from spreading.
Fun & Games Dominate
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Bill Self and the Jayhawks will play in the Big 12 tournament next week at the Sprint Center. Self says if they don't let fans in the Sprint Center, that mentality will spread across all sports. The NBA, MLS and NCAA are keeping a watchful eye on the coronavirus.
Best Laid Plans
The NCAA announced Tuesday that it has established an advisory panel of medical, public health and epidemiology experts and NCAA schools to address the spread of the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. NCAA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brian Hainline will lead the group.
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas Offers Assurances
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- City leaders today said they are ready for cases of novel coronavirus once they start to appear in the metro. "We will handle this whenever it comes our way," Dr. Erica Carney, Kansas City's EMS director and physician at Truman Medical Center, said.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Basketball fans could be kept from watching any March Madness games in-person this year because of coronavirus concerns if the worst-case scenario comes to light. Collegiate officials say they are monitoring the coronavirus threat, but nothing has been canceled just yet.
12th & Oak In Charge
Hide Transcript Show Transcript THE HEADS OF VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS HAVE BEEN MEETING WEEKLY TO STAY UPDATED AN PREPARE IN THE CASE OF INFECTION HERE IN THE METRO. THEY HAVE BEEN HAVING DISCUSSIONS ON STAFFING AND THEIR RESPONSE SHOULD IT BECOME NECESSARY.
Deadly Numbers Bounce
As ramped-up testing for COVID-19 by individual US states exposes hidden cases, disease transmission, and deaths, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are urging citizens to do their part to stop the spread of the new virus-including taking an extended hiatus from their daily lives.
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