Kansas City Metro COVID School Shut Down Arrives

Public health officials warned us that the worst impact of COVID was on the way . . . Here's a glimpse at the pandemic taking hold yet again.

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Olathe Schools closing Tuesday and Wednesday amid staffing issues

OLATHE, Kan. - The Olathe School District announced Sunday afternoon it will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday this week due to staffing issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the district, last Friday the district needed 400 substitutes.

Due to Covid-19, KCK Public Schools cancels class Jan. 18, Jan 19.

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) --- Covid-19 has led the Kansas City, KS., Public Schools District to cancel class for Tuesday, Jan. 18 and Wednesday, Jan. 19. The closure will impact before and after school childcare program and KidZone. The closure will not include Central Office and the public libraries.

Two Kansas City area school districts cancel classes for part of next week due to COVID-19 cases

Two of the Kansas City area's biggest school districts are canceling classes for part of this week. The Olathe and Kansas City, Kansas, districts are canceling school Tuesday and Wednesday because of rising COVID-19 cases among staff. In an email to parents, the Olathe School District says there were more than 800 staff absences last Friday alone.

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