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1/10/2022 Staff absences plague schools, health care amid COVID surge SF Chronicle MISSION, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Employee absences fueled by a surge in COVID-19 cases are straining Kansas hospitals, schools and emergency services and raising questions about whether some court trials might need to be delayed.When students returned from break last week in the Wichita school district, 1,274 of the district‚Aos 47,000 students and 399 of the district‚Aos 7,600 employees weren‚Aot in school because they had been ...
1/1/2022 Amtrak to reduce Missouri service to 1 daily round trip ‚Äì Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City]Amtrak to reduce Missouri service to 1 daily round trip ‚Ai Kansas City, MissouriKansas City, Missouri 2022-01-01 12:20:35 ‚AiJefforon, Missouri ‚Ai Amtrak Service, Missouri will be reduced to one round trip from Monday due to the termination of federal and state COVID-19 relief funding.The Missouri Riverrunner Amtrak train service operates trains departing Kansas City in the morning and St. Louis in the afternoon.Jefferson City ...
12/19/2021 Hits ‘keep coming’: Hospitals struggle as COVID beds fill – Boston 25 News ... Balli, 71, and her twin sister, Linda Calderon, background right, watch TV as they rest in their beds in a COVID-19 unit at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 17 ... hospitals soon may need to ration care. Medical officials in Kansas and Missouri are delaying surgeries, turning away transfers, and desperately trying to hire traveling nurses, as cases double and triple in an eerie reminder ...
12/3/2021 Sedgwick County COVID-19 hospitalization status back to critical ‚Äì KWCH WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) ‚Ai The status for COVID-19 hospitalizations in Sedgwick County has changed. After nearly a month at the cautious level , the county has shifted the Area Hospital Status Assessment back to critical ... omicron variant are detected in the United States .While the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is tracking the new variant, so far, no cases have been identified in the state .Copyright 2021 KWCH. All ...
12/3/2021 Kansas City extends mask mandate in schools through the end of winter classes Kansas City extends mask mandate in schools through the end of winter classesThe new ordinance notes that a mask requirement is the best way to protect Kansas City children as the majority of them remain unvaccinated against COVID-19.Kansas City children and teachers will be masking up for another month, following a vote by the city council on Thursday.The council voted 9-1 to extend the current mask ...
10/9/2021 GOP doc dispenses sketchy medical advice on virus immunity | NEWS10 ABC ... Marshall, R-Kan., speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington. Marshall won‚Aot let people forget he ... about COVID-19 vaccines, some doctors and experts say the Kansas Republican sounds far more like a politician than a physician.He‚Aos made statements about vaccines and immunity that defy both medical consensus and ...
10/9/2021 GOP doc dispenses sketchy medical advice on virus immunity | KSNT News TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Roger Marshall won‚Aot let people forget he‚Aos a doctor, putting ‚AuDoc‚Au in the letterhead of his U.S. Senate office‚Aos news releases. But when he talks about COVID-19 vaccines, some doctors and experts say the Kansas Republican sounds far more like a politician than a physician.He‚Aos made statements about vaccines and immunity that defy both medical consensus and official U.S ...
10/9/2021 GOP doc dispenses sketchy medical advice on virus immunity | WRBL TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Roger Marshall won‚Aot let people forget he‚Aos a doctor, putting ‚AuDoc‚Au in the letterhead of his U.S. Senate office‚Aos news releases. But when he talks about COVID-19 vaccines, some doctors and experts say the Kansas Republican sounds far more like a politician than a physician.He‚Aos made statements about vaccines and immunity that defy both medical consensus and official U.S ...
10/9/2021 GOP doc dispenses sketchy medical advice on virus immunity JOHN HANNATOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai won‚Aot let people forget he‚Aos a doctor, putting ‚AuDoc‚Au in the letterhead of his U.S. Senate office‚Aos news releases. But when he talks about COVID-19 vaccines, some doctors and experts say the Kansas Republican sounds far more like a politician than a physician.He‚Aos made statements about vaccines and immunity that defy both medical consensus and official He ...
10/8/2021 Kansas Lawmakers Want to Challenge a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy That Doesn't Exist Yet Kansas News Service]Kansas Republicans opposing COVID-19 vaccine requirements are pushing ahead with an effort to sidestep a federal vaccine mandate that hasn‚Aot yet been written. GOP members in the Legislature created a special committee to look for ways to fight President Joe Biden‚Aos proposed policy, which they see as an egregious overreach of government.‚AuI hope that it will open some eyes in the community,‚Au ...
10/7/2021 Kansas lawmakers want to challenge a COVID-19 vaccine policy that doesn't exist yet Kansas lawmakers want to challenge a COVID-19 vaccine policy that doesn't exist yet Republicans in Kansas are intent on pushing back against a forthcoming federal vaccine policy for private employers. The only problem? It isn't written yet. But the politics of a non-existent policy are benefiting both sides. Kansas Republicans opposing COVID-19 vaccine requirements are pushing ahead with an effort to sidestep a federal vaccine mandate that ...
10/7/2021 Mass COVID Vaccination Opens in Springfield KANSAS CITY, Mo. A COVID-19 mass vaccination site will open soon in Springfield, as vaccination warrants it and boosters skyrocket the number of other people getting a shot. ‚AuI think I noticed an increase of more than a hundred percent over the next week in terms of overall vaccine application,‚Au Jon Mooney, deputy director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, said Tuesday in pronouncing the site. He ...
10/6/2021 Board of Health keeps 14-day quarantine recommendation A motion to change the Barton County Board of Health‚Aos policy on quarantine recommendations for close contacts of COVID-19 positive cases failed on a 3-2 vote Monday morning, but those who supported the ... motion:‚AuFor persons employed within the boundaries of Barton County, Kansas, should any person be in close contact, that being defined as being within 6 feet for at least a period of 10 minutes or ...
10/6/2021 Mass COVID vaccination site to open in Springfield The Intelligencer Mass COVID vaccination site to open in Springfield Oct. 6, 2021 CommentsKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ‚Ai A mass COVID-19 vaccination site will open soon in Springfield as vaccine mandates and boosters send the number of people seeking a shot soaring.‚AuI think we‚Aove seen more than 100-percent increase in the last week in terms of overall demand for vaccine,‚Au Jon Mooney, assistant director of the ...
10/5/2021 Chicago Travel Advisory at 47 states, 3 territories ... COVID-19 travel advisory. The city's COVID-19 quarantine advisory includes 47 states and three territories. The department removed Connecticut from the COVID-19 travel advisory this week after adding the state two weeks ago with the District of Columbia. California and Puerto Rico are the only two other locations not on the city's advisory. The full list of states and territories on the advisory is: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas ...
10/4/2021 Cerner announces vaccine mandate as Feinberg takes the reins Healthcare IT News Cerner announces vaccine mandate as Feinberg takes the reins Photo courtesy of Cerner David Feinberg's first day on the job as Cerner's new chief executive officer was this past Friday ‚Ai the same day that the Kansas City health IT giant (it's the city's biggest private employer) told all its United States employees that they must be vaccinated for COVID-19. WHY IT MATTERS "Although no vaccine prevents all infections ...
10/4/2021 Missouri Minute: Cerner announces vaccine mandate; Arch Grants funds 35 startups in largest class yet ... Kansas City metro area alone ‚Ai housing offices of the Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Environmental Protection Agency, Small Business Administration and Department of Agriculture ‚Ai has more than 28,000 federal employees who would be out of work. In the private sector, Cerner announced Friday that it will require all its U.S. workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The health care technology company is the largest private ...
10/4/2021 COVID-19 State Projections 10.04.21 COVID-19 State Projections 10.04.21]Leveraging over 15 years of support to HHS for medical consequence modeling and our proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) models, IEM believes that our COVID-19 model outputs can be used ... planning.Alabama Projection 10.04.21Alaska Projection 10.04.21Arizona Projection 10.04.21Arkansas Projection 10.04.21California Projection 10.04.21Colorado Projection 10.04.21Connecticut Projection 10.04.21Delaware Projection 10.04.21Florida Projection 10.04.21Georgia Projection 10.04.21Hawaii Projection 10.04.21Idaho ...
10/3/2021 Pandemic Making Nursing Shortage a Crisis in St. Louis U.S. News & World Report ... COVID-19 patients. Now after so many people refused to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, the number of hospitalizations has surged again with the spread of the highly contagious delta variant of the virus. Mercy is losing about 160 nurses a month out of the 8,500 working in the Chesterfield-based system‚Aos hospitals and clinics across Missouri , Arkansas , [Kansas](/news/best ...
10/3/2021 Dispatch from America: Life, death, and a grim milestone ... bronze sculpture of a warrior of the Kansa nation, the indigenous people for whom the state is named. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector) TOPEKA, United States ‚Ai In this capital city deep in the American interior ... fatigue typically seen only in war zones. The enemy is COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that emerged in December 2019. The virus has claimed more than 6,000 victims ...
10/3/2021 Senate Rejects GOP Amendment Prohibiting Funding for Vaccine Mandate Enforcement; Biden's Vax Mandate To Be Enforced By Fining Companies $70,000 To $700,000? ... and other C-Virus related stories Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Senate Rejects GOP Amendment Prohibiting Funding for Vaccine Mandate Enforcement: An amendment to the short-term government funding bill that would have banned the use of federal funds to enforce COVID-19 vaccine mandates failed in the Senate on Thursday. The amendment, which failed in a 50-50 vote, was introduced by Senator Roger Marshall (R., Kansas) in response to President Biden‚Aos vaccine mandate for federal employees ...
10/2/2021 Cerner mandates COVID vaccines for all US employees Becker's Hospital Review Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner will require all U.S. employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of the year, The Kansas City Star reported Oct. 1.Seven details:1. The vaccine mandate comes on the first day David Feinberg, MD, former head of Google Health, officially took the helm of the EHR company as CEO.2. Cerner is requiring all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated by ...
10/1/2021 Clinical trials for an RSV vaccine are taking place in Kansas City Clinical trials for an RSV vaccine are taking place in Kansas City RSV it can be dangerous in the very young, older adults RSV it can be dangerous in the very young, older adults RSV it can be dangerous in the very young, older adults There's so much focus on the COVID-19 vaccine, but there's another vaccine in the works that could prevent hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and ...
10/1/2021 Florida's Senators Back Bill to Have White House Reverse Plan to Ration Antibody Treatments ... Kansas and Tommy Tuberville of Alabama. ‚AuThis legislation would prohibit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from implementing policies that restrict hospitals and other appropriate healthcare facilities from ordering and receiving COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments directly from manufacturers and distributors. This legislation would nullify the Biden Administration‚Aos recent policy requiring hospitals and other facilities to work through states to receive mAb supplies as well ...
10/1/2021 Cerner will require all US employees to be vaccinated AoNo control:‚Ao Violent brawls being posted to social media at Kansas City middle school] NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. ‚Ai Cerner Corp., the Kansas City area‚Aos largest private employer, will join the ranks of companies requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The North Kansas City-based health IT company announced Friday that all U.S. associates must be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, said Misti Preston , director of ...