Community health care providers across Kansas will soon receive $900,000 in state grant funds to help with local COVID-19 vaccination efforts, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday.
Starting next month, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center will add about 18 operating hours per week. The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. most weekdays.
Studies done in past years have demonstrated Black and Hispanic Kansas communities experience infant mortality at a much higher rate than their white counterparts.
Based on updated recommendations from the CDC, people ages 12-15 can get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Douglas County starting Thursday.
Students and families across Douglas County are encouraged to strap on helmets and ride their bicycles to school together Wednesday, May 5, on National Bike to School Day.
Those who are at least two weeks past receiving their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can safely be unmasked at small outdoor gatherings and while dining outdoors with friends from multiple households, according to the new guidance.
A virtual panel Thursday evening will discuss mental health, weathering and economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic for BIPOC individuals.
Sixty-two Kansas counties rejected their weekly allocations of COVID-19 vaccines from the state this week, even though only roughly 34% of Kansans have received at least one shot.
The Douglas County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve an update to the public health order in response to COVID-19.
A wide range of medical and mental health care weathered the forced exodus from bricks and mortar to the online realm during the pandemic. Many patients appreciated the convenience. Many doctors found it effective.