Kansas City COVID Vaxxing NextGen Ramps Up In 2022

Like it or not, this the year of the vaxx around the world, across the nation and right here in this cowtown.

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KDHE expands COVID-19 booster eligibility to children ages 12-15

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Thursday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to children ages 12-15 and approved an additional primary dose for immunocompromised children ages five to 11.

COVID-19 testing sites closed in Kansas due to adverse weather

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Thursday that it has closed six COVID-19 testing sites due to adverse weather conditions.The following locations are not open due to the current wave of severe cold striking the region: Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, 5009 W 137th St, Leawood, KS 66224Manhattan Town Center, 100 Manhattan Town Center, Manhattan, KS 66502Lawrence Walmart, 3300 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046Chisholm Trail Mall, 601 SE 36th St.

Jackson County hits 1 year anniversary of first COVID-19 vaccine administered

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Jackson County Health Department announced Thursday via social media that they've hit an important pandemic milestone - one year since administering their first COVID-19 vaccine. "What a year it's been!" the department said in a Facebook post. "Since then, we've vaccinated 53,161 people and given out 85,846 vaccines and counting."

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