The plague lockdown on the public persists and already locals are finding fault with KCMO tactics.
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First, an illegal & obvious scheme is called out . . .
At first the 4-by-3-inch COVID-19 vaccination cards were meant to serve as a reminder for the next dose of the vaccine. But now, as some Kansas City businesses are requiring proof of vaccination, the card is only way - at least locally - to show it.
Courthouse COVID Crackdown Sneak Peek . . .
Jackson County Executive announces plan to issue public health order requiring masks in indoor public places
August 4, 2021 Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing today that he will issue a public health order requiring universal mask-wearing in indoor public places for those 5 and older, regardless of vaccination status.
Local Docs Share Plague Life Lesson . . .
KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Medical Society is urging 17 local school districts to require masks for students and staff in the upcoming school year, saying in a letter that the Delta variant is "a game changer with unknown long-term effects on our children."
COVID Vaxx Push Persists . . .
As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to slowly climb across the country, the Jackson County Health Department is targeting ZIP codes with lower vaccine uptake.The county's regional COVID-19 vaccine coordinator along with a volunteer nurse practitioner on Tuesday staffed a mobile vaccine clinic at the Hawthorne Place Apartments alongside the Mid-Continent Public Library's Reading Rocket and its Vaxxed in the Stacks campaign."We don't want to have a defeated energy.
Plague Pushes Out Local Creativity . . .
Golden Ghetto Second Opinion On Masks . . .
The Arts Asylum, a studio space, performance venue and artist refuge will cease operations at its 1000 E. Ninth Street location in the Paseo West neighborhood at the end of this year. "Thank you for your support over the years - most especially this past year that has been incredibly difficult and trying for everyone," a letter posted on social media August 4 read.
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- Doctors from around the metro signed an open letter to the Blue Valley School District supporting universal masking in schools. Right now, masks are not required in Blue Valley buildings for staff and students. Masks are already required throughout Kansas City.
COVID Delta Job Demands Exposed . . .
As Kansas City hospital beds fill up with COVID-19 patients again, frontline workers said they are feeling the strain. There's a new kind of frustration as they see unvaccinated COVID-19 patients struggling to live. Like other hospitals across the metro, Saint Luke's Health System is once again working overtime.
Show-Me Mayor Q Against GOP . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City's mayor and the Missouri attorney general are preparing to face off in court following a lawsuit filed to challenge Kansas City's mask mandate. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says he filed the lawsuit because he believes the mask mandate is unconstitutional and unreasonable government overreach.
Local Delta Showdown Awaits . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thursday could prove to be an important day regarding to mask mandates and recommendations in the Kansas City area. Several school boards, county commissions and health departments are set to discuss masking protocols Thursday.
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