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5/17/2021 Parents, officials quarrel on virus testing at schools ... Kansas City, Kan., on the first day of in-person learning. Children are having their noses swabbed or saliva sampled at school to test for the coronavirus in cities. As more children return to school buildings this spring, widely varying approaches have emerged on how and whether to test students and staff members for the virus. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)MISSION, Kan. -- Education and health officials around the country ...
5/15/2021 Headlines for Saturday, May 15, 2021 ... Kansas counties that require people to wear masks in response to the coronavirus pandemic will wait until next week to decide whether to change the mandates in response to new federal guidelines. Health officials in Douglas and Wyandotte counties said yesterday (FRI) they will meet with county commissions next week to discuss the issue. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday announced that people who are fully vaccinated ...
5/14/2021 Wyandotte County mask mandate: Leaders set date to consider changes May 14, 2021 / 11:08 AM CDT / Updated: May 14, 2021 / 02:16 PM CDTFILE: Kansas City, Kansas City Hall You have been added to Daily News Newsletter SUBSCRIBE NOW Daily News SIGN UPKANSAS CITY ... by those who are not fully vaccinated. CONTINUING COVERAGE: Tracking coronavirus in the Kansas City regionThe updated guidelines led to a flurry of local activity, including prompting Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas to rescind ...
5/13/2021 Taming the virus: US deaths hit lowest level in 10 months ... coronavirus deaths.‚Au Indiana reported one COVID-19 fatality Tuesday. Kansas, which peaked at 63 reported deaths on Dec. 22, has been in the single digits since February and seen multiple days with just one virus-related death.Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease specialist at Johns Hopkins University, said that vaccinations have played a crucial role even as the nation struggles to reach herd immunity.‚AuThe primary objective is ...
5/13/2021 Governor: Kansas agencies resuming normal operations in June | KSNT News TOPEKA (AP) ‚Ai Kansas state government offices will return to normal operations in mid-June after more than a year of having many employees work remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wednesday.But Kelly said state employees and visitors to their offices still will be required to wear masks and to maintain social distancing. She also said agency directors can allow people to work from home ...
5/12/2021 Headlines for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Kansas COVID Shots Top 2 Million; Cities, Counties Due $1 Billion in AidTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Kansas reports that more than 2 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been administered in the state, as the federal government detailed plans to distribute nearly $1 billion in aid to Kansas cities and counties. The state health department said Monday that nearly 1.15 million people or 39.5% of the state‚Aos population had ...
5/12/2021 Governor: Kansas Agencies Resuming Normal Operations in June U.S. News & World Report In this photo from Friday, April 16, 2021, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters following an event at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly has announced that state government agencies will resume normal operations starting the week of June 13, 2021, after months of having many employees work remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Hanna) The Associated PressBy JOHN HANNA, AP Political WriterTOPEKA ...
5/12/2021 Governor: Kansas agencies resuming normal operations in June In this photo from Friday, April 16, 2021, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters following an event at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly has announced that state government agencies will resume normal operations starting the week of June 13, 2021, after months of having many employees work remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. John Hanna/AP TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Kansas state government offices will return to ...
5/12/2021 Governor: Kansas agencies resuming normal operations in June SFGate In this photo from Friday, April 16, 2021, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters following an event at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly has announced that state government agencies will resume normal operations starting the week of June 13, 2021, after months of having many employees work remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. John Hanna/AP TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ‚Ai Kansas state government offices will return to ...
5/11/2021 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif says he's coming back to the Chiefs in 2021 0 In a way, it isn‚Aot very newsworthy when an NFL player who chose to opt out of the 2020 season because of the coronavirus pandemic says they are planning to return. For a typical NFL player, that‚Aos something we‚Aod just assume to be true. But then again, Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is anything but typical. He chose to use his opt-out ...
5/10/2021 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif: 'Time for me to transition back into football' copyShortcut) to copy Link copied! Updated: 2:21 PM CDT May 10, 2021 KMBC 9 News Staff Paging Dr. Duvernay-Tardif!Kansas City Chiefs right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif announced on Instagram Sunday that he's returning to the football field after a year of helping out in healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic.Duvernay-Tardif, who graduated from McGill University School of Medicine in 2018, opted out of the 2020 NFL season to ...
5/8/2021 Kansas lawmakers agree on COVID-19 relief for businesses Seattle PI Kansas legislators approve COVID-19 relief for businesses JOHN HANNA , AP Political Writer May 8, 2021 Updated: May 8, 2021 12:35 a.m. 61 of 6 Kansas state Sen. Kellie Warren, R-Leawood, talks to ... and limits on tracing the contacts of people with the coronavirus. John Hanna/AP Show More Show Less2 of 6 Kansas House Judiciary Committee Chair Fred Patton, R-Topeka, takes notes on legislation during ...
5/8/2021 Kansas plan could give $500M in COVID relief to businesses 91 of 9 Kansas state Rep. Rui Xu, D-Westwood, holds his 18-month-old daughter, Astra, during a break in the House's work, Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan ... on a plan to set aside $500 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to compensate small businesses harmed by pandemic restrictions. John Hanna/AP Show More Show Less 3 of 94 of 9 Rep ...
5/8/2021 Kansas Plan Could Give $500M in COVID Relief to Businesses U.S. News & World Report Home Kansas Plan Could Give $500M in COVID Relief to Businesses Republicans have pushed a plan through the Kansas Legislature that could provide roughly $500 million to small businesses to offset losses tied to state ... cities and counties to set aside part of their federal coronavirus relief funds to pay claims from small businesses. It was the last bill lawmakers considered before shutting down their annual session except for a ...
5/4/2021 Kansas City health experts say it's unlikely our communities reach herd immunity Kansas City health experts say it‚Aos unlikely our communities reach herd immunityAs new coronavirus vaccination numbers drop, local health experts are concerned Share (copyShortcut) to copy Link copied! Updated: 9:29 AM CDT May 4, 2021 KMBC 9 News Anchor As new coronavirus vaccination numbers drop, local health experts are concerned.Doctors with the University of Kansas Health System say it's unlikely our communities reach herd immunity ‚Ai unless more ...
4/28/2021 CORONAVIRUS: More Kansas City parents refuse COVID-19 tests for their sick kids ... coronavirus And Kansas soon could have just three counties with mask orders. Johnson County leaders will meet tomorrow to consider letting their mandate expire if that happens. Only wine Douglas and Riley counties with mask requirements in place. Past surveys found that 57 county said mandates on the books in February and starting friday mask will no longer be required outdoors in Kansas city Missouri. Well they also won't be ...
4/28/2021 St. Louis restaurant owners eye loosening restrictions in Kansas City, Nashville Coronavirus St. Louis restaurant owners eye loosening restrictions in Kansas City, Nashville When Kansas City ends most restaurant restrictions Friday, the Mission Taco Joint will not return to full capacity because staffing continues to be a struggle Author: Sara Machi Published: 6:49 PM CDT April 27, 2021 Updated: 6:28 AM CDT April 28, 2021ST. LOUIS ‚Ai Kansas City and Nashville are the latest cities to announce they're lifting pandemic ...
4/26/2021 South Dakota governor criticizes Kansas counterpart at state Republican convention | Northwest & National News | nbcrightnow.com South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, the featured speaker at the annual Kansas Republican Party Convention in Manhattan this weekend, called Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly ‚Aua mess‚Au and criticized the Democratic leader‚Aos handling of ... gatherings, including church services, to curb the spread of the coronavirus.Noem described the order as an attempt to curb religious freedom in Kansas, and further accused Kelly of skewing information on COVID-19 cases ...
4/25/2021 62 Kansas counties decline weekly vaccine allotment amid wane in demand - News Break A drop in demand led more than half of the counties in Kansas to decline their weekly allotment of COVID-19 vaccine doses.The Associated Press reported that 62 out of Kansas's 105 counties turned ... Prevention (CDC), Kansas has administered almost 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccines. At least 37.5 percent of the state's population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.The AP earlier reported that ...
4/24/2021 Skepticism threatens vaccine rollout in parts of U.S. ... coronavirus vaccine has fallen off in some places around the U.S., to the point where some counties are turning down new shipments of doses. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)JACKSON, Miss. -- Louisiana has stopped asking the federal government for its full allotment of covid-19 vaccine. About three-quarters of Kansas counties have turned down new shipments at least once over the past month. And in Mississippi, officials asked ...
4/23/2021 Drop in vaccine demand has some places turning down doses | Nation World | greensburgdailynews.com JACKSON, Miss. (AP) ‚Ai Louisiana has stopped asking the federal government for its full allotment of COVID-19 vaccine. About three-quarters of Kansas counties have turned down new shipments of the vaccine at least once over the past month. And in Mississippi, officials asked the federal government to ship vials in smaller packages so they don‚Aot go to waste.As the supply of coronavirus vaccine doses in the ...
4/23/2021 Drop in vaccine demand has some places turning down doses JACKSON, Miss. (AP) ‚Ai Louisiana has stopped asking the federal government for its full allotment of COVID-19 vaccine. About three-quarters of Kansas counties have turned down new shipments of the vaccine at least once over the past month. And in Mississippi, officials asked the federal government to ship vials in smaller packages so they don‚Aot go to waste. As the supply of coronavirus vaccine doses in the ...
4/23/2021 Demand for COVID-19 vaccines is on the decline. Some places have declined doses ... Kansas counties have turned down new shipments of the vaccine at least once over the past month. And in Mississippi, officials asked the federal government to ship vials in smaller packages so they don't go to waste. As the supply of coronavirus vaccine doses in the U.S. outpaces demand, some places around the country are finding there's such little interest in the shots, they need to turn down shipments. "It ...
4/23/2021 'People just don't want it': In Mississippi and elsewhere, vaccine doses now outpacing demand ... Kansas counties have turned down new shipments of the vaccine at least once over the past month. And in Mississippi, officials asked the federal government to ship vials in smaller packages so they don‚Aot go to waste. As the supply of coronavirus vaccine doses in the U.S. outpaces demand, some places around the country are finding there‚Aos such little interest in the shots, they need to turn down ...
4/23/2021 U.S. Drop in Vaccine Demand has Some Places Turning Down Doses U.S. Drop in Vaccine Demand has Some Places Turning Down Doses By - 4.23.2021 FILE - In this March 19, 2021, file photo, nurses fill syringes with a COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo. Demand for the coronavirus vaccine has fallen off in some places around the United States to the point where some counties are turning down new shipments of doses. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner ...