For the moment, masks are still mandate but today's decree offers some good news for the metro coping with ongoing impact of the plague.
To wit . . .
RESOLVED!!! CURFEW SHUT DOWN BECAUSE SCIENCE SEYZ COVID ISN'T MORE CONTAGIOUS AFTER DARK!!!
We'll start with MSM confirmation and then continue with a few more worthwhile Kansas City metro pandemic news items . . .
Jackson, Johnson, Wyandotte counties remove curfews, closing time restrictions for bars, restaurants
NEWS. THAT BREAKING NEWS IS IN MISSOURI. THE STATE IS MOVING TO THE NEXT TIER OF COVID-19 VACCINATIONS. THE GOVERNOR MADE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT JUST WITHIN THE PAST HOUR AND KMBC9'S MICHAEL MAHONEY HAS MORE NOW ON WHAT THIS MEANS MICHAEL.
Show-Me Republican Plague Protection For Teachers
Gov. Parson: Teachers to be included in next COVID-19 vaccination phase to begin March 15 - ABC17NEWS
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Gov. Mike Parson announced Thursday that Phase 1B Tier 3 will begin March 15. The tier includes teachers, childcare employees and grocery store employees. "Missouri has had a vaccine plan since October, and this has not changed. We have been very disciplined in following our plan," Governor Parson said.
Vaxx Across The Bridge
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - About 1,900 people are receiving the Moderna vaccine Thursday after their appointments were canceled last week because of bitter cold conditions. Operation Safe faced some challenges in trying to get vaccinations back on schedule.
Rock Chalk Vaxx Faves???
There is a lot of demand for a limited supply of vaccine, which is a situation leading to questions about who is receiving doses and why. Several viewers reached out to ask why shots went to healthcare volunteers or employees who have no contact with patients.
Vaxx En Español También
How Kansas City Community Groups Are Getting Coronavirus Information To Latinos And Spanish-Speakers
Dr. Mario Castro's work as a pulmonologist at the University of Kansas Medical Center means he understands more than most what happens when there is a lack of information about the impact of the coronavirus. "When I round on the wards with our COVID units, I would say half of my patients are either Hispanic or African American," he said.
Worries Remain Various
The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE has proved to be as effective in the real world as it was in clinical trials in the first major study of the two-dose regiment involving 1.2 million people in Israel.
COVID Racism Allegations Plague Our Society
Polls show most Americans support the federal COVID-19 relief bill. But if they knew what's in it, they might feel differently. The bill is an affront to the American ideal of equal treatment under law - and a slap in the face for people who want everyone helped fairly.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.