Kids can get dental fluoride treatments and sports physicals, and the whole family can get COVID-19 vaccines and have some fun at the free “Panda-Monium” Summer Party this weekend.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5, moving the country one step closer to having shots for all age groups.
The Kansas Senate defeated an amendment to a COVID-19 bill that would have forced thousands of health care professionals — physical therapists and athletic trainers, physicians and nurses, acupuncturists and contact lens distributors — to treat patients regardless of their vaccination status or infection experience.
Here’s a list of pharmacies and clinics in and near Lawrence and Douglas County that, as of Thursday afternoon, were offering booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has opened a COVID-19 unit because of its recent uptick in COVID inpatients, the hospital said in a community update Thursday afternoon.
All fully vaccinated Kansans over the age of 18 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wednesday.
Kansas and Missouri both have large swaths of nursing home staff to get vaccinated before a federal deadline next month.
The two prominent candidates for governor in next year’s election share at least one political stance. They both say President Joe Biden’s latest COVID-19 vaccine mandate is bad for Kansas.
The state of Kansas expects to receive 128,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week to begin the process of voluntarily inoculating children ages 5 to 11 following the federal government’s approval of a shot for younger kids, Gov. Laura Kelly said Wednesday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is ready to start registering kids ages 5-11 for COVID-19 vaccine clinics, the department announced Wednesday.