COVID Omicron, Masks & Vaxx Mandates Threaten Kansas City

As the year comes to an end Kansas City continues to debate government policy as the pandemic evolves.

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 The only thing we know for sure is that NOBODY can predict how this plague will continue to evolve. 

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Mask Mandate Life Lesson Cont'd

KCMO will seek 30-day extension of mask mandate in schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, officials will seek a 30-day extension of the modified mask mandate that requires the continued use of face coverings in schools. Citing a decline in COVID-19 cases, the Kansas City Council modified an ordinance Nov. 4 that required masks be worn indoors in most settings on Nov.

Mask Legal Fight Stays Losing

Judge dismisses Northland Parent Association's mask lawsuit against Kansas City districts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A judge has dismissed a Northland parent group's lawsuit over mask mandates in Kansas City area school districts. In August, the Northland Parent Association sued more than a dozen Missouri school districts and boards of education over indoor mask mandates.


Judge blocks federal COVID vaccine mandate for health workers in Missouri, Kansas and 8 other states

A federal judge in St. Louis on Monday temporarily barred the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from requiring health care workers in Missouri and nine other states to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The states, which include Kansas, Arkansas and Iowa, sued President Joe Biden's administration after it ordered most health care workers to get the vaccine to protect their colleagues and patients.

Guv Confronts Global COVID Reality Check

Omicron variant forces Gov. Parson to postpone trip to Israel, Greece

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Governor Mike Parson postponed his international trip to Israel and Greece just days before he and the first lady were scheduled to leave. Parson announced Monday that efforts are underway to reschedule the trip after new travel restrictions were implemented because of the new COVID-19 omicron variant.

Show-Me COVID Toilet Inspection

Omicron variant not yet detected in Missouri wastewater

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Experts believe the new omicron variant of COVID-19 began in or around South Africa. While there is still much to learn about this new variant, public health officials said it's a matter of when - not if - the variant will make its way to the Kansas City area.

Kansas City Prescribes Vaxx

CDC, local doctors continue press for booster shots amid concern of omicron variant

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - News of a new COVID-19 variant of concern - omicron - within the last week has led to a renewed push from local and national health official for people to receive a COVID-19 booster shot. On Monday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strengthened verbiage around booster shots.

Science Plagued By Questions

Omicron may cause milder symptoms. But experts aren't breathing a sigh of relief yet.

Amid the global concern over a new coronavirus strain has been one piece of hopeful news: Those infected with omicron appear to have "very mild" symptoms, according to the South African doctor who first spotted the variant. Dr. Angelique Coetzee told the BBC that neither she nor her colleagues had admitted anyone to the hospital so far who had this particular strain.

WHO Seyz COVID Not Yet Complete?!?

The World Health Organization warns of very high risk posed by the Omicron variant

The World Health Organization is warning that the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus poses a "very high" global risk, with the possibility that it spreads more easily and might resist vaccines and immunity in people who were infected with previous strains.

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