Looking forward, we're starting to realize that "dark winter" Prez Biden promised us is on the way.
Reminder on local student crackdown . . .
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.
Footballer sneak peek on more masks . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs fans who watched the team's Wednesday press conference saw head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes wearing face coverings while speaking with the media.
Kansas City Vaxx Spike . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Concern over the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, continues to grow as health professionals race to get answers about the impact it will have in the pandemic. Federal officials say there is no evidence Omicron is in the United States yet, but uncertainty about the variant is motivating some people to get their COVID-19 booster shot instead of waiting.
Local Testimony . . .
A Raytown mother and grandmother said that COVID-19 nearly killed her three times. She said she was unvaccinated and barely survived.Dakeela Washington's purse is full of pills - evidence of the burden she now carries."I went from taking one to two medications to taking 14 medications now," said Washington, who survived COVID-19.
It's here . . .
WASHINGTON (AP) - A person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. It comes as scientists continue to study the risks posed by the new strain of the virus.
Developing . . .