As health officials across the country aim for a national 70% adult vaccination rate against COVID-19 by July 4, health centers in Kansas are finding ways to reach the most vulnerable populations in the state.
New survey results show that reluctance to get COVID-19 vaccinations has dropped in Kansas. At the same time, worries about vaccine side effects seem to be increasing.
Kansas legislative leaders moved Friday to extend the state of emergency for the pandemic through June 15, while ending the block on evictions, despite requests from the governor for a 30-day extension.
University of Kansas administrators this week told instructors that KU is planning to phase out most of the pandemic-specific course adaptations that have been in place for more than a year, starting in the fall.
The Wyandotte County Board of Public Utilities and Evergy have resumed shutting off customers’ power if they don’t pay their bills. Both organizations had issued moratoria at various points during the pandemic and the cold weather months.
After a tense summer that included the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires and protests against racial injustice, Lawrence High School art teacher Deena Amont approached the fall of 2020 with a determination: to reinvent her entire curriculum.
The three-member Douglas County Commission on Wednesday decided not to follow a recommendation from local […]
The results of the Times’ latest non-scientific Twitter poll show that nearly half of respondents don’t think that Douglas County should end its mask mandate just yet.
Physician Lee Norman anticipated the risk of deploying to combat zones with the Kansas National Guard, but the doctor didn’t predict the level of animus directed at public health officials by skeptics of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although many Douglas County District Court hearings are still occurring via Zoom videoconferencing, few are now being publicly livestreamed on YouTube, in large part because of the burden to court staff.