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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Missouri reports 425 new cases Monday

Details: 10:20 a.m. -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 699,034 on Tuesday, which is an increase of 648 confirmed

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CDC extends cruise line health rules until mid-January

Details: 5 hours ago · Federal health officials on Monday extended for nearly three more months its rules that cruise ships must follow to sail during the pandemic.The …

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Could health problems be tied to global warming

Details: Health problems tied to climate change are all getting worse, according to two reports published Wednesday.The annual reports commissioned by the medical journal Lancet tracked 44 global health

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Kansas readying for potential Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Details: 1 day ago · JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. —. Approximately 28 million children ages 5 to 11 in the United States may be eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in …

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Some in Kansas City line up Friday for COVID-19 booster shots

Details: "First responders and health care workers, workers at nursing homes and at other settings where there is potential risk for COVID," said Dr. Sarah Boyd, of Saint Luke's Health

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Biden administration to invest $100M to address health

Details: The National Health Service Corps offers loan repayments and scholarships to clinicians in exchange for multiple years of service in areas that have a health care provider shortage.

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COVID-19: 10 Kansas City-area health departments issue

Details: The region's health officials said the advisory is because of the rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the Kansas City metro related to the emergence of the delta variant.

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Health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

Details: The plan, as outlined by top health officials, calls for booster doses eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

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How to get COVID-19 vaccine appointments at Walgreens

Details: Once you've signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine in your city, county or state, you can sign up for additional opportunities to get vaccinated.Here's what you need to know to get appointments at

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Merck says experimental COVID-19 pill halves

Details: Health experts including the top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci have long called for a convenient pill that patients could take when COVID-19 symptoms first appear, much the way

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COVID-19 pandemic leading to mental health crisis in teens

Details: Davis is the intake director at Crittenton Children's Center. It's one of the few in-patient facilities in the metro for those in mental health crisis under the age of 18."The need out there is

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Health workers continue to see COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Details: KANSAS CITY, Mo. —. Workers with the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center in Kansas City set up a mobile vaccine clinic Friday at the Quinlan Place and Quinlan Row apartments near East Eighth Street

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Johnson County expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to high

Details: The University of Kansas Health System is among the providers working with the health department to expand opportunities to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. They expect an increase from receiving about

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Johnson County hosting six COVID-19 vaccine clinics this

Details: Johnson County public health leaders are making a big push this weekend to get people vaccinated.They are holding a series of six vaccine clinics, mainly at churches in the county.The Love Your

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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: KC area health directors discussing

Details: Health officials said there have been 31 deaths in Kansas City, and Jackson County reports 23 total.The state also lists 375 (+8) total cases in Clay County (outside of Kansas City), 107 (+2) in

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Extra COVID-19 vaccine gets green light for those with

Details: Instead, health authorities consider the extra dose part of the initial prescription for the immune-compromised. For example, France since April has encouraged that such patients get a third dose

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Repairs completed after health department inspection at

Details: The health department conducted a major inspection last year. Before the city's health department put Harvard Court on probation, the department had to …

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COVID-19: Health Department reports first death from

Details: Missouri has 1,834 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and based on the numbers from the state this would be the 20th death in Missouri. Director of Health Dr. Rex Archer said Kansas City, Missouri, has

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