In this post we share quite a bit of info, news, opinion and slap fighting amid what is HOPEFULLY is the end of the virus that shut down the world.Cowtown Plague Cure Delivery
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City's COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force is gearing up to report to the city council Thursday after one month of discussion. At their meeting Wednesday, they reported that their first targeted large-scale clinic in collaboration with the YMCA was booked solid. They vaccinated 1,170 people over five days.
So-So Vaxx News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Obsessively refreshing a webpage or starting to plan a road-trip? These are the main options for a lot of people trying to track down an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As it often does, desperation has led to innovation. Social media is now playing a role in the hunt.
Kansas Fights To Reopen
Kansas City metro area health officials are grappling with how to handle continuing case count increases after reopening businesses more than six months ago. What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday the state has 295,109 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 4,816 deaths since the outbreak started.
Show-Me Expanded Vaxx
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Officials advocating with Operation Safe are urging Missouri residents in the Kansas City metro to apply to get vaccinated at their mass inoculation site. Clay County officials are especially asking those who are considered Phase 1B, Tier 3 residents, to sign up through the Operation Safe Interest Form.
Families Hope For Golden Ghetto Old School Comeback
OLATHE, Kan. - Emotional reunions are unfolding are some metro nursing homes, after nearly a year in lockdown. "I just look forward to every minute I have now. It's almost like you take it for granted and that's what's really hard. I'm so thankful now," Megan Miller said, whose mother lives in a nursing home.
Double Down Awaits
Roughly one of every 16 Missouri residents - 6.5% - who have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose are overdue to received their second dose. Data from the Missouri Hospital Association shows 56,720 Missourians have not received their second dose within the manufacturer-prescribed window of 21 days for the Pfizer offering and 28 days for the Moderna vaccine.
Troops Help Cure
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Soldiers from the Missouri National Guard are helping give out the Pfizer vaccine Wednesday at Cerner's world headquarters. The Cerner campus is where Operation Safe, the Clay County coalition, has been staging its mass vaccination clinics to fight the coronavirus.
Local Life Lessons Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City metro school districts are giving high school students some relief with a return to in-person learning this semester. "I also understand it's going to be no where near normal," Maria Heath, a Shawnee Mission South High School senior, said.
Urban Core Weekend Care
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Swope Health Central will hold a COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, according to an announcement from Sen. Barbara Anne Washington (D-Kansas City). Washington said in a news release that the event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday for eligible residents.
Kansas City Fights COVID
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in February fell precipitously in Kansas, Missouri and the Kansas City region. The stark declines since the pandemic reached a crescendo in the two-state region late last year is welcome news, but health experts said the COVID-19 threat has not passed.
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