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Holiday Fire Prevention

Holiday decorations, candles and Christmas trees are a great way to get in the holiday spirit, but they also bring an increased risk for home fires. Here are some tips […]

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 12/6/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 12/6/21: What’s Happening? Hospitalizations are our most accurate and timely indicator of COVID-19 and are currently showing an alarming upward trend. The Omicron Variant […]

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/29/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 11/29/21: What’s Happening? Omicron Variant has been identified as a Variant of Concern by the CDC. No cases of this variant have yet been […]

Holiday Online Shopping Safety

Cyber crime continues to grow, especially as an increasing number of consumers turn to online shopping to fulfill holiday wishlists. Taking a few precautions can go a long way in […]

Anticipate Irregularities in Reporting with the Upcoming Holidays

Many agencies that share the task of monitoring and reporting COVID-19 data will be observing upcoming holidays, which could affect data trends for the region. In 2020, we saw a […]

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/22/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 11/22/21: What’s Happening? Average daily new cases in the Metro have sharply increased from 266 to 353 over the past week. Average daily new […]

Holiday Cooking Safety

Prevent kitchen fires with these simple safety tips The holidays are here and that can mean big cooking projects and lots of distractions when your home is full of guests. […]

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/15/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 11/15/21: What’s Happening? Average daily new cases in the Metro have increased slightly to 274 over the past week. All communities within our region […]

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/8/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 11/8/21: What’s Happening? Average daily new cases in the Metro have plateaued at 270 over the past week. Communities within our region remain in […]

Region’s public health directors encourage pediatric vaccination, masking in public and schools

Leer este artículo en español The region’s public health directors are asking Kansas City metropolitan area residents to continue the fight against COVID-19 by vaccinating eligible children and wearing a […]

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