Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has received the new flu and COVID vaccines sooner than expected. They’ll be available by appointment beginning Monday (while supplies last).
As COVID-19 case numbers of approach levels not seen since February, Kansas doctors are encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated.
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.
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