News for the "dark winter" is dire and so tonight we combine it all into one convenient post in order to get a big picture understanding of the worsening pandemic . . . At least as far as our cowtown in concerned.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chamber of Commerce says 40% of all child care businesses across the city have closed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. For parents that means spending months - if not years - on waiting lists. The chamber described the child care problem across this city as almost reaching a crisis level.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A line for a walk-in COVID test site grew so long it reached another nearby testing operation half a mile away. The queue stretched from the Heavy Construction Laborer's Union at 78th Street and Prospect Avenue all the way to 75th Street, even bending around the corner.
The Raytown School District voted Monday to require indoor masking at all of its facilities.Beginning Tuesday, students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face masks at district buildings.The policy is in effect until Feb. 15.The school district said face masks will continue to be required on school buses.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Much of the Monday evening Blue Valley Board of Education meeting was spent talking about COVID-19. Board members heard from members of the public and their opinion on mask wearing, but the board also made some slight changes to the district's masking policy.
I'M EMILY HOLWICK. THANKS FOR JOINING US. IF, AND THAT IS A BIG IF, YOU CAN FIND A COVID TEST RIT GHNOW, EXPECT LONG LINES. AN HOUR AND A HALF WAIT FOR SOME. ATTH'S WHAT GREETED BLUE VALLEY PARENTS TODAY WHO OVERWHELMED THE SCHOOL-SANCTIONED COVID-TESTING SI.TE KMBC 9'S REBECCA GANNON TAKES US THER REBECCA: BUMPER TO BUMPER TRAFFIC ON SUNDAY MORNING.
There are currently 119 patients battling acute COVID-19 infections at the University of Kansas Health System. The previous high was 115 patients on December 10, 2020. On Monday, an additional 43 patients in the hospital were recovering from COVID-19 but were no longer classified as acute.
KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) -- Kansas City area hospitals are seeing more COVID-19 patients than they have at any other time in the pandemic. Local hospitals regularly report numbers that end up compiled into a COVID dashboard database by Mid-America Regional Council.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - Parents and their children continue to navigate these uncertain times, with changes happening inside and outside the home. One Prairie Village family shared their experience with KSHB 41 News after contracting COVID-19. Kristen Sayers says the fall brought some normalcy, until a pre-Christmas COVID-19 exposure for her middle son, Cole.
FROM KAUFMAN STADIUM AND ARROWHD.EA THERE WERE TENTSET S UP AT THE TRUMAN SPORTS COMPLEX MONDAY, BUT NO TAILGATING. IT'S VERY SIMPLE AND EASY PROCESS. The Reporter: JUSTICING. O N SUCCESS, WE'RE STILL TRYING TODAY. The Reporter: THESE DAYS, JUST FINDING A COVID-19 TEST IS A VICTORY.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Due to the increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and local health departments are continuing to bring additional free community testing sites to the Kansas City area. At this time, these are scheduled as drive-through testing events.
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