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

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 mask while in public and in school settings. “COVID-19 isn’t over. We’re still seeing rates of community transmission that are much higher than where we

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/1/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 11/1/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 11/1/21: What’s Happening? Although average daily case rates in the Metro have dipped to 270 from our all-time high of 1,227 in November 2020, communities within our region remain in high and substantial levels of transmission as defined by the CDC.  Region Low Moderate Substantial High # Metro Counties 0

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/25/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/25/21

COVID-19 highlights for the week of 10/25/21: What’s Happening? Case rates in the Metro have dipped to 280 – this is down from our all-time high of 1,227 in November 2020. Schools continue to face food supply chain challenges due to cancelled contracts as suppliers face COVID-induced transportation shortfalls. Food is available, with longer ship

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/18/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/18/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/18/21: What’s Happening? Kudos to all — mitigation measures are paying off with lower cases, deaths, and hospitalizations. Schools are facing food shortages due to cancelled food-supply contracts as suppliers face COVID-induced transportation shortfalls. Significant staff vacancies at hospitals and the remaining staff are working well-beyond the norm...

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency encourages individuals and organizations alike to take proactive steps to enhance cyberscurity and understand the important role of personal accountability. Here’s how you can do your part to be #CyberSmart...

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/11/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/11/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/4/21: What’s Happening? Although cases and hospital admissions are modestly declining, this is not the time to relax our efforts and mitigation measures; Communities within our region remain in high and substantial levels of transmission as defined by the CDC; Region Low Moderate Substantial High Metro 0 0 2 7 N/S

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/4/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/4/21

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 10/4/21: What’s Happening?  The biggest limiting factor in the entire healthcare system continues to be unfilled staff positions and, in particular, Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. Pediatric infections remain concerningly high. Studies and our experience show that masking in schools is an effective mitigation measure for...

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Public health directors: Eligible residents encouraged to get COVID-19 booster shot (English and Spanish versions available)

Public health directors: Eligible residents encouraged to get COVID-19 booster shot (English and Spanish versions available)

Public health directors: Eligible residents encouraged to get COVID-19 booster shot Leer este artículo en español Public health directors in the Kansas City region are encouraging eligible Pfizer vaccine recipients to continue protecting themselves and their families by getting the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot from a primary care provider or local pharmacy. Eligible individuals without

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COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 9/27

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 9/27

COVID-19 Highlights for the Week of 9/27/21: What’s Happening?  The biggest limiting factor in the entire healthcare system continues to be unfilled staff positions.  Pediatric infections remain concerningly high. Studies and our experience show that masking in schools is an effective mitigation measure for pediatric COVID-19. 327,883 children under the age of 12...

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