Our blog community has been talking about the need for this effort for at least a week and now it looks like 12th & Oak is FINALLY making progress on sharing the plague cure.
Credit to Council member Robinson for sponsoring the legislation and kick-starting the need for local cooperation with feds, hospitals, insurance companies, pharmacies & more . . .
Ordinance #210076: Establishing a COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force to coordinate vaccine distribution to the residents of Kansas City, Missouri.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
Section 1. The Mayor shall nominate a COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force to assist with the coordination of vaccine distribution to the residents of Kansas City, Missouri.
Section 2. The Task Force shall, among other things, assist with development and execution of a plan to coordinate vaccine distribution for residents, including the uninsured; provide timely information to the public regarding vaccine distribution; work in coordination with the Kansas City Health Department, federally-qualified health centers, and Mid-America Regional Council to ensure timely, equitable, and efficient vaccine distribution; and provide adequate education regarding the safety of the vaccine to ensure Kansas Citians have facts regarding benefits and contraindications regarding the vaccine. The City Manager shall assign staff to facilitate the Task Force’s efforts.
Developing . . .