Kansas City news this week has been nothing less than a torrent of COVID delta warnings, debate, denial, dispute and mandates.
And so we ask our KICK-ASS TKC BLOG COMMUNITY . . .
WILL KANSAS CITY VENTURE OUTSIDE GIVEN THESE DIRE COVID DELTA WARNINGS?!?!
From the looks of it we notice fewer people out this evening and there are more masks apparent.
From as many sides as we can gather, check the www.TonysKansasCity.com news collection . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Unvaccinated federal employees must now wear masks on the job, in addition to a host of other restrictions placed on them, after President Joe Biden announced vaccination mandate Thursday. There are more than 38,000 federal workers in Kansas City, making the U.S. government the largest employer in the metro.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Since the beginning of the pandemic, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has shown opposition for mandates meant to stop the spread of COVID-19, and has instead encouraged "personal responsibility " from Missourians. During a press conference on Friday, Parson said his stance on mandates hasn't changed and said he hopes leaders will stop politicizing mask mandates.
TOPEKA, Kansas - The delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has 84 of the 105 counties in Kansas caught in a regional hot zone. Meanwhile, more than half of all eligible Kansans are not vaccinated. That leaves Gov. Laura Kelly faced with whether to use emergency powers to fight the resurging public health crisis even as that authority remains in legal limbo.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued an advisory about rare heart issues related to COVID-19 vaccines.The latest data shows 1,194 reports of myocarditis or pericarditis among people ages 30 and younger who received COVID-19 vaccine.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Views on how to fight COVID-19 vary among state and local leaders as the delta variant continues to spread across Missouri. Missouri's largest cities, Kansas City and St. Louis, have announced mask mandates as COVID cases rise. On Twitter, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson disagreed with mandates.
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV5) -- Teachers throughout the metro are preparing for in person classes. In addition to stocking up on school supplies, some are hoping they have enough PTO tucked away to make it through the year.
A COVID-19 booster shot is likely to be recommended, according to a University of Kansas Health System doctor, though the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will have the final say on whether Americans will need additional doses of the vaccine.
Kansas Citian Anne Fraser said she is struggling over COVID-19 and the vaccine."But having a compromised brain already, I don't want to do anything that would alter my course," Fraser said.Fraser was diagnosed as pre-Alzheimer's five years ago. She has a family history of it.
by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Jackson County Health Department is making it as easy as possible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The health department is teaming up with Mid-Continent Public Library to hold a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, July 31.
by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The American Royal announced Friday that it would postpone two events that were scheduled to take place in August. The American Royal Youth Rodeo and ProRodeo are now scheduled for early May 2022.
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