Again, most of the local news is related to the pandemic and so we provide this one stop shop compilation of the most important KANSAS CITY coronavirus healdines released over the past 24 hours . . .
Kansas City COVID-19 Q&A
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With a national emergency declaration and cases growing in Missouri and Kansas, the global COVID-19 pandemic is at the top of many people's minds. To answer your questions and concerns, 41 Action News brought together several medical experts from the Kansas City area Friday to take viewers questions during our coronavirus phone bank.
Local Community Spread
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) - On Thursday, there was the first confirmed coronavirus death in either Kansas or Missouri, which is a major development because it's the first case of community spread for the KC metro and either state.
Deadly Pandemic Connection Discovered In The Dotte
Officials continue to investigate how a man at a Wyandotte County, Kansas, long-term care facility contracted COVID-19 and died earlier this week.The man, who was in his 70s, lived at the Life Care Center of Kansas City off 61st Street in Kansas City, Kansas, officials say. Gov.
Local Limits Considred
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- People all over Kansas City are canceling plans due to concerns about COVID-19. Businesses and organizations in KC continue to postpone events and limit crowd sizes. For example, Oak Park Mall is asking large groups to stay home.
Curbing Ozard Outbreak
Silver Dollar City announced Friday that it would delay opening to guests until March 28."We have been following the coronavirus crisis very closely and based on developments within the last 24 hours, we are going to delay our season opening until March 28.
Kansas City State Of Emergency Fact Check
As updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the globe, Kansas City has taken precautionary measures to prevent the mass spread of the virus across the city. On Thursday, March 12, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas declared a state of emergency for Kansas City for the next 21 days as the City works to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Local Economy Push Back
When you come to an event at the Sprint Center, there's someone who scans your ticket, someone who checks your bags, someone who helps you find a seat and someone who sells you snacks. All those folks have no paycheck for the foreseeable future.
Kansas City Call To Prayer
"After much prayer, discernment and discussion throughout the week, the Church of the Resurrection leadership team has made the decision that, for the first time in 29 years, the church will not hold public worship services this weekend," the church said in a statement.
Local Limos In Limbo
Kansas City's tourism business has stopped on a dime. Normally at this time of year, Kansas City limo companies would be busy hauling visitors to basketball games or conventions. Rob Hadi, who drives for Pesh Limousine, says business has cratered in response to the coronavirus. "We are not getting any calls," says Hadi.
Corporate Cleanup Continues
Overland Park Chamber of Commerce SOURCE: Overland Park Chamber of Commerce Black & Veatch, one of Kansas City's largest employers, is clearing employees from its world headquarters in Overland Park after a third possible exposure to COVID-19.Officials with the company issued a statement saying the possible exposure is unrelated to the two individuals already in self-quarantine.
Kansas City Teachable Moment
Not sure how to talk to your kids about the novel coronavirus? You're not alone, says Christina Low Kapalu, a pediatric psychologist at Children's Mercy. "It comes up with a lot of things that we've encountered, like mass shootings and terrorism events.
Kansas City Hipster Pandemic Shut Down Notice
Photo by Kelly Sikkema, courtesy of unsplash We've made a statement about how The Pitch intends to handle our coverage of the city during this pandemic. In keeping with that, here is our central hub of event cancellations, venues and businesses that are shuttered, and everything else that might be of value to readers like you.
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