Kansas City pandemic rules and dress codes persist.
Despite a few quotes about his hesitancy to impose more masking orders, the mayor continues to extend requirements.
Here's the KCMO update . . .
The office of Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas told KSHB 41 News that he plans to introduce an ordinance Thursday that will extend the mandate in schools through Feb. 17.
The mandate will be extended for two weeks "to align with Johnson County," according to Lucas' office.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, mask mandate for students K-12, which was passed last month , is set to expire after Thursday. The office of Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas told KSHB 41 News that he plans to introduce an ordinance Thursday that will extend the mandate in schools through Feb.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas plans to introduce an ordinance that would extend the city's mask mandate for two weeks. It will happen Thursday afternoon just hours before the current mandate is scheduled to expire at 6 p.m.
Further reading . . .
The COVID-19 pandemic started two years ago, but Missouri and Kansas endured the highest infection rate for any month during the outbreak last month - and it's not particularly close. More than a quarter of all cases during the last two years in the region were reported in January 2022 alone.
Dr. Mohamed Nabeel Kuziez and his team at Madison Medical Center, a small emergency room in southeastern Missouri, saved Kathie Ganime's life by creating a makeshift intensive care unit to treat her severe pneumonia when they couldn't find a single open ICU bed due to the surge in COVID-19 patients.
TOPEKA, Kan. - The state of Kansas now has the nation's highest rising average of COVID-19 cases per-capita, according to local doctors. "The state that now has the highest average case per capita is Kansas," KU Health System's Dr. Steve Stites said Monday.
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