Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has announced dates and times for 15 upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children ages 6 months to 4 years old.
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.
Economic disruption in Kansas associated with COVID-19 contributed to the demise of 115 family home child care providers in the pandemic’s first year and left nearly one-fifth of the state’s counties without child care slots for infants or toddlers, a new report said.
Leading infection control and prevention experts at a Kansas hospital say COVID-19 numbers are trending up slowly but have yet to reach the surging levels seen in other countries.
In early 2021, Angela Dotson frequently dropped off her son with his grandpa while she worked to get on her feet. A year later, however, illness has taken her father, her job and her health — but the recent promise of a kidney transplant means hope is on the horizon.
Rep. Tatum Lee and Sen. Mark Steffen heartily embraced anti-vax activists Monday at the Capitol ahead of the Legislature’s consideration of limited-government policy tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and potential overrides of a cluster of vetoes issued by Gov. Laura Kelly.
As the pandemic has dragged on for more than two years, so have the numbers — all representing lives touched by COVID-19.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and others are changing how and when some of those numbers are reported. Here’s what to expect.
Masks will no longer be required for Lawrence Transit riders or employees following a federal judge’s ruling that suspends enforcement of a mask mandate on public transportation, the city announced Tuesday.
Douglas County is back up to 326 active cases of COVID-19, with 159 new cases reported in the past two days, according to the latest statistics from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
KU wanted to incentivize students to take a COVID-19 test upon returning to campus for the 2020 fall semester. Research showed students were far more interested in a $100 gamble than a $5 guarantee.