What’s Happening in KC
UPDATE! KCMO Health Department is providing drive thru community COVID-19 testing MOnday, June 22 thru Thursday June 25. Call 311 to make an appoinment.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Although Kansas City continues to be under a stay at home emergency order, Thursday (5/28/20) Mayor Quinton Lucas announced the order has again been modified. The updated order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020, and will remain in effect until at least Sunday, July 5, 2020. They will again monitor the impact and make adjustments as necessary. The link below takes you to the new FAQ page for implementation of this new order, as well as all announcements that have been made during the crisis.
Below is a link to policy updates and changes in important deadlines issued by Governor Parsons during this emergency,
These data are provisional and will change daily. Investigations are being done on new cases, so as additional information is determined on these cases, information such as county, demographics, and the total counts will continue to change. Efforts are continually being made to improve data quality so that DHSS is providing the most accurate information possible.”
This site provides the same data but for all of the US Map: Coronavirus Cases and Deaths by County
See community-level counts of the coronavirus and its toll in the U.S.
Below is a link to videos from the World Health Organization about when and how to use masks. The key issue is to know about the different types of masks and what kind of protection they provide.
But CDC has also provided a page suggesting when they might help, and how to make and use them.
Looking for ready made masks? Here is a link to one of the local organizations providing them. This a joint project, so this link connects you to volunteer opportunities as well as supplies and assembled masks.
COVID-19 Info and Resources from the CDC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In an effort to help provide the most up to date information, tips on managing self-care, and when and how to seek medical help, the City of Kansas City Missouri has provided this link to the CDC. Please keep this link handy and use it as your best resource during these challenging times.
Here are some direct links to organizations throughout KC.
Correction!! The phone number for SNAP at Harvesters is 816-929-3300
LISC Greater Kansas City has awarded a second round of grants to non-profit organizations serving KC. Check the list out!