Local governments, public health departments and philanthropic organizations accelerate efforts to address the impact of COVID-19

Local governments, public health departments and philanthropic organizations accelerate efforts to address the impact of COVID-19

Local governments, public health departments and philanthropic organizations accelerate efforts to address the impact of COVID-19 Working together to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on communities across the Kansas City region, five philanthropic foundations, area counties and the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) have joined forces to supplement public health pandemic response efforts and...

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Regional public health experts urge anyone exposed to COVID-19 to get tested, regardless of symptoms

Regional public health experts urge anyone exposed to COVID-19 to get tested, regardless of symptoms

Local guidelines continue to support testing all possible close contacts As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in the Kansas City region, local public health directors urge anyone with symptoms and those exposed to infected persons to get tested. “Science demonstrates that people infected with COVID-19 can spread the virus to family, friends

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t wait. Make your plan today. National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September. Family Emergency Plan A two page form intended to help

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Weekly Data Snapshot for Aug. 16-22

Weekly Data Snapshot for Aug. 16-22

Download the current Weekly Data Snapshot for the latest information on COVID-19 in our region. Key data points: 1,524 new cases 1,542 average tests/day 14% positive tests 22 new deaths Due to a change in state reporting and the release of a backlog of cases, there was a significant spike on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

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