July 26, 2022 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

Local health departments begin back-to-school immunizations.

February 4, 2022 | Posted in Public Health
Artistic enlargement of COVID-19 virus

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 Public Health
Regional News Release Header

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 Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

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.

September 27, 2021 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Sept. 27, 2021

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 a primary care provider are asked to contact their local public health department to learn how to arrange a booster dose.

July 16, 2021 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

In consultation with area hospitals’ Chief Medical Officers, the region’s public health departments are issuing a Public Health Advisory in response to rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the Kansas City metro related to the emergence of the delta variant.

May 21, 2021 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — May 21, 2021

The region’s public health officials are recommending school districts continue to require masks in school buildings, in accordance with recent changes in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) masking guidelines.

January 21, 2021 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

The region’s public health directors have issued the following joint statement on vaccine availability in the Kansas City metropolitan region.

November 6, 2020 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

Public health departments have been working with our metro’s hospital systems in strong collaboration since COVID-19 entered our region. We have appreciated this partnership which is imperative for a safe and health community.

September 3, 2020 | Posted in Public Health
Regional public health map and health department logo

Local guidelines continue to support testing all possible close contacts