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July 15, 2024 | Posted in Health
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A microregional initiative between law enforcement and behavioral health agencies continues to improve crisis response for people with mental health needs and substance use disorders. 

October 30, 2023 | Posted in Health
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Protect yourself and your family with flu and COVID-19 vaccines

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March 22, 2023 | Posted in Health
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Residents urged to check their mailboxes and return forms promptly.

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December 9, 2022 | Posted in Health
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Los expertos recomiendan vacunarse contra la gripe y la COVID-19 antes de las fiestas, así como tomar precauciones para reducir la propagación del virus sincicial respiratorio (VSR) y otras enfermedades respiratorias durante la Semana Nacional de la Vacunación Contra la Influenza

December 9, 2022 | Posted in Health
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Experts recommend getting flu and COVID-19 vaccinations before the holidays and taking precautions to reduce the spread of RSV and other respiratory illnesses during National Influenza Vaccination Week

September 27, 2022 | Posted in Health
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Federal grant to support transition to 988 suicide and crisis lifeline; region’s first-ever coordinated, cross-county partnership addressing mobile crisis response.

July 26, 2022 | Posted in Health
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Local health departments begin back-to-school immunizations.

February 4, 2022 | Posted in Health
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Kansas City region elected leaders are encouraging residents to continue taking steps proven to slow the spread of COVID-19 to help protect themselves, their families and communities.

December 17, 2021 | Posted in Health
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The region’s public health directors are asking Kansas City metro residents to help ease the mounting pressure on area hospitals by taking steps to slow the spread of COVID-19.

November 4, 2021 | Posted in Health
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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.