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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Friday noon COVID-19 update

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Friday noon COVID-19 update
Friday noon COVID-19 update
Friday noon COVID-19 update

MEMORIAL CEREMONY.RNTUING NOW TO THE PANDEMIC THESSMIOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL IS NOWTARGETING SCHOOL DISTRTSIC INHIS CAMPAIGN AGAINST MASKMANDATES.KMBC9S, MARTIN AUGUSTINE TELLSUS MORE ABOUT THE FLURRY OFLEGAL THREATS.HE SENT OUT TO DISTRICTS AND THEJUSTIFICATION HE CLAIMS TO HAVEFOR SENDING THEM.COMINGO T YOU FROM OUTSIDE OFSTALEY HIGH SCHOOL PART OF THENORTH KANSAS CITY SCHOOLDISTRICT THE NKC SCHOOLS ONE OFTEN DISTRICTS IN THE KANSAS CITYAREA.AND ONE OF 33 ACROSS THE STATEOFMISSOURI RECEIVING CEASE ANDASSIST LETTERS FROM MISSOURIATTORNEY GENERAL.MY,TH THE LETTERS ARE DEMANDINGTHE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND MASKMANDATES AND THREATENS LEGALACTION IF THE MANTEDA STAY INPLACE ATTORNEY GENERAL SCHMIDTBASING THIS DEMAND ON A RECENTRULING FROM A COAL COUNTY JUDGETHAT RULING SAYS ORDERS FROM ALOLCA HEALTH DIRECTORS SUCH ASMANDATING MASS OR CLOSINGBUSINESSES AS A MEASURE TO FIGHTCOVID-19 VIOLATE THE STATECONSTITUTION JUDGE DANIEL R.WRITING THAT SCHOOLS AND PLACESOF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY SHOULD NOLONGER FEAR ARBITRARY CLOSUREBASED ON THE WHIMS OF PUBLICHEALTH.BUAURECRATS JUDGE GREEN WRITESTHE ONLY DLLYUA ELECTEDLEGISLATIVE BODIES HAVE THISSORT OF POWER, BUT IT’S HEREWHERE SOME LALEG BELIEVE THATTHESE CEASE AND DESIST LETTERSWILL RUN INTO SOME LALEG TROUBLEBECAUSEN I MOST INSTANCES THESESCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVEESTABLISHED MASK MANDATES BASEDON A DECISION FROM THE SCHOOLBOARD, WHICH IS ELECTED OR FROMA CITY COUNCIL THAT IS ELECTEDIN WHICH ONE OF THOSE SCHOOLDISTRICTS MAY BE LOCATED.MARTINUG AUSTINE KMBC9 NEWS NOWIT SHOULD BE NOTED THE ATTORNEYGENERAL IS IN THE MIDDLE OF ACAMPAIGN RUNNINGOR F US SENATEIN MISSOIUR ACROSS THE METROCOVID-19.HOSPITALIZATIONS ARE UP 34% AFEW WEEKS LIBERTY HOSPITAL HADXSI PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED WITHCOVID-19 WEEKSGO A NOW IT’S UPTO0 4 PATIENTS 75% OF TSEHOHOSPITALIZED PATIENTS ARE NOTVACCINATED THE REST WEER BUTHADN’T GOTTEN THEIR BOOSTER SHOTYET DOCTORS SAY MORE PEOPLE NEEDTO GET VACCINATED.WE DON'’ CARE ABOUT ANY OTHERIDEOLOGY.WE DON’T REALLY CARE ABOUTPARTISANSHIP.ALL WE CEAR ABOUT IS PEOPLEBEING HEALTHY.A DOCTOR SAY IF YOU’RE INDOORSWITH LARGE CROWDS, YOU SHOULDWEAR A MASK TO PROTECT YOURSELFAND OTHERS.RIGHT NOW NEARLY 70% OF PEOPLEIN JOHONNS COUNTY KANSAS AREFULLY VACCINATED.WYANDOTTE COUNTY IS AT 50% ONTHE MISSOURI SIDE THE PARTS OFPLATTE JACKSON AND CLAY COUNTY’SOUTSIDE, KANSAS CITYRE A ALLABOUT ETH 50% MARK.WELL, THE CDC HAS AUTHORIZED THEPFIZER BOOSTER FOR 16 AND 17YEAR OLDS IF IT HAS BEEN SIXMONTHS SINCE THEIR LAST SHOT.THIS MEOV COMES AS NEW COVID-19INFECTIONS.CHILDREN ARE SKYROCKETG ABINC’SWITT JOHNSON HAS THE LATEST.THREE MILLION NEWLY ELIGIBLE 16AND 17 YEAR OLDS CANOW N GETTHEIR BOOSTER SHOTS SIXON MTHSAFTER THEIR SECOND DOSEDC CDIRECTOR DR. ROCHELLE WILENSKIVIGING THE GREEN LIGHT CITINGTHE THREAT OF NEW VARIANTS LIKEOMICRON.WE’RE FACGIN A VARIANT THAT HASTHE POTENTIAL TO REQUIRE MOREIMMUNITY TO BE PROTECTED.THIS COMES THEM IN NEW RESEARCHSHOWGIN KIDS IN HER 18 AREPLAYING A KEY ROLE IN DRIVING UPCOVID-19 NUMBERS NATIONWIDEPEDIATRIC CASES JUMPIN8G 4%SINCE INFECTIONS WERE AT THEIRLOWEST LAST SUMMER KIDS NOWACCOUNTINGOR F 22% OF ALL NEWCASES THEDC C DIRECTOR SAYINGTHEY’RE ACTELIVY CONSIDERINGWHETHER TO EXPAND BOOSTER SHOTSTOYOUNGER KIDS AS WELL WHILEWE’RE FSTIR STARTING TO GET OURFIVEO T 11 YEAR OLDS VACCINATED.WE’LL LOOK AGAIN AT THE 12 TO 15YEAR OLDS, OF COURSE AS WITH THEFDAN I REAL TIME, AND WE AGAINWILL WANT TO ACT SWIFTLY URGENCYGROWING AS CASES OF THE OMICRONVARIANT HAVE HAVE BEEN DETECTEDIN HALF THE COUNTRY AT LEAST.STATES BUT IT’S T DHEELTAVARIANT STILL FUELING THECURRENT SURGE MORE THAN 65,000PATIENTS ARE NOW HOSPITALIZED UP47% IN THE LAST MONTH HOSPITALSHAVE TO GON O DIVERSION TURNINGAWAY PATIENTS WHO NDEE CARE THESITUATION SO DIRE IN WISCONSINOFFICIALS ARE ASKING FEMTOASEND HELP NOT ONLY MORE COVID-19HOSPITALIZATIONS, BUT THEY’RESICKER.THEY’RE IN THE HOSPITAL LONGERIN PENNSYLVANIA.THE STETA’S LARGEST HEALTH CARESYSTEM SAYING IT’S RUNNING OUTOF HOSPITAL BEDS.WE’RE ABOUT TO HAVEO T STARTMAKING JUDGMENTS AS TO WHICH OFTHE FIVE PATIENTS WHO NEEDS.THE ONE ICU BED CAN HAVE IT.BOOSTER SHOTS FOR TEENS ONLYAPPLY TO THE PFIZER VACCINERIGHT NOW BECSEAU MODERNA ANDJ&J BOTH ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED FORADULTS 18 AND OLDER CVS ANDWALGREENSAV HE UPDATED THEIRBOOKING SYSTEM SO THAT 16 AND 17YEAR OLDS CAN GO LINE RIGHT NOWTO START SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTSAND GET THOSE THIRD SHOTS ASEARLY AS TODAY AT LOCAL HY-VEE16 AND 17 YEAR OLDSAN C ALSO GOGET THEIR BOOSTERS TODAY THECOMPANY ANNOUNCED IT WILL BEOFFERING THE SHOTS SHORTLY AFTERFEDERAL HEALTH OFFICIALS SIGNEDTHAT OFF YTEESRDAY APPOINTMENTSARE REQUIRED THERE.YOU

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