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Thursday, 17 June 2021

8 a.m. COVID-19 update

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8 a.m. COVID-19 update
8 a.m. COVID-19 update
8 a.m. COVID-19 update

AS SOON AS WE HAVE IT.AND A NEW THIS MORNINGASTRAZENECA SAYS THAT DATA FROMTHE US TRIAL SAYS THAT IT’SCOVID-19 VACCINE SHOWS.IT IS 79% EFFECTIVE.WELL THESE FINDINGS COME ASASTRAZENECA AWAITS THE FDA’SAPPROVAL ON EMERGENCY USE OF THEVACCINE MORE THAN 50 COUNTRIESWORLDWIDE HAVE AUTHORIZED THEASTRAZENECA VACCINE THE US STILLHAS NOT AND STATE OF KANSAS ISOPENING UP TO WAR PHASES OF ITSCOVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN TODAYWHICH INCLUDES PEOPLE AS YOUNGAS 16 KINGSTON IS MARTINAUGUSTINE BREAKS DOWN WHO IS NOWELIGIBLE?WE’RE TALKING ABOUT PHASES THREEAND FOUR OF THE KANSAS VACCINEPLAN IF YOU’RE IN THREE OR FOURYOU’RE NOW WELCOME TO SCHEDULEAPPOINTMENTS FOR VACCINES ATCLINICS OR AT A HEALTH SYSTEMSSUCH AS THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSASHOSPITAL WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOWSPECIFICALLY THOUGH PHASES THREEAND FOUR FOR PEOPLE IN THE MEANTO 64 AGE GROUP NOW THAT BRINGSTHE MINIMUM AGE DOWN QUITE A BITFROM PHASES ONE AND TWO BUTCERTAIN MEDICAL RISKS ANDCONDITIONS ARE REQUIRE.HERE TO MOVE YOU TO THE TOP OFTHE LINE THAT WOULD INCLUDECANCER HEART CONDITIONSPREGNANCY WOULD BE INCLUDED INTHIS ASTHMA LIVER DISEASEDIABETES 2.THIS IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST.JUST NAMING A FEW RIGHT HERE.IT ALSO COVERS THOSE OF YOUWORKING IN AGRICUTURAL AND FOODINDUSTRIES UTILITIES ANDINFORMATION TECH AGAIN, THAT’SNOT EXHAUSTIVE EITHER.THAT’S JUST NAMING A FEW OF THETHOSE THOSE CAREERS ADDITIONALLYANYBODY COVERED IN PHASE ONE ANDTWO OF THE KANSAS VACCINE PLANWHO HAVE YET RECEIVE THEIRVACCINATIONS.THEY CERTAINLY STILL ELIGIBLEAND ENCOURAGED TO GET THOSESHOTS.REPORTING FROM KCK MARTINAUGUSTINE KBC NIGHT NEWS AND IFYOU DO LIVE IN JOHNSON COUNTY,YOU NEED TO FILL OUT A VACCINEINTEREST SURVEY.IT’S AVAILABLE ON THE COUNTYHEALTH DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE.IT’S 8:05 AND THIS MORNINGDOUGLAS COUNTY.KANSAS IS PUTTING A CALL OUT TOTHEIR NEIGHBORS TO SIGN UP FORTHEIR COVID-19 VACCINEAPPOINTMENT.THE COUNTY SAYS THAT THEY’REREADY TO MOVE ALONG WITH PHASETHREE AND FOUR OF THE STATE’SPLAN, BUT THEY HAVE ABOUTTHOUSAND RESIDENTS WHO AREELIGIBLE IN PHASE 2, BUT HAVENOT MADE THEIR APPOINTMENT.WELL, THEY SAY THAT THEY’REFOCUSING ON THAT GROUP FIRSTBEFORE MOVING ON.AND WEREN’T FOR MORE VACCINATIONIN CLINICS.COUNTY KANSAS WILL OPEN TODAYONE WILL BE AT THE OLDDIMENSIONAL INNOVATIONSWAREHOUSE ON WEST 108TH STREETNEAR MID-AMERICA DRIVE INLENEXA.SAM JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSASHOSPITAL OFFER THE VACCINE FORPEOPLE AND PHASES TWO THREE ANDFOUR THE JOHNSON COUNTY KANSASHEALTH DEPARTMENT STILL ASKEVERYONE WHO WANTS A SHOT TOREGISTER ON THE COUNTY WEBSITEREGARDLESS OF WHAT PHASE YOU’REIN THIS WILL HELP THE COUNTY GETREADY WHEN IT’S YOUR TURN.WE’LL BE NOTIFIED WHEN AVACCINES AVAILABLE AND THEN YOUCAN MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.AND THE A CLINIC IN LEAVENWORTHWILL OFFER WALK-IN VACCINATIONSTHIS WEEK ELIGIBLE VETERANSENROLLED IN VA HEALTH.CARE CAN GET THEIR FIRST DOSE OFTHE FISER VACCINE STARTING AT 9AM UNTIL 2:30 IN THE AFTERNOONTHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY TOMORROWAND WEDNESDAY CLINICAL BE AT THEVA CONTRACT BUILDING ON 4THSTREET IN LEAVENWORTH.AND MISSOURI WILL MOVE INTOPHASE TWO OF ITS VACCINE ROLLOUT A WEEK FROM TODAY ON MARCH29TH PEOPLE IN CONSTRUCTIONMANUFACTURING AND HIGHEREDUCATION AND OTHER SECTORS WILLBE ABLE TO GET THEIR SHOTVACCINE SHOULD BE OPEN TO ALLMISSOURI ADULTS BY APRIL 9TH.AND THE STATE SHOULD HAVE PLENTYOF SHOTS TO COVER THAT EXPANSIONOVER THE WEEKEND AND GOVERNORPARSONS TWEETED SAYING THAT THESTATES ALLOWMENT HAS TRIPLEDWITH MORE THAN 500,000 SHOTSCOMING TO MISSOURI IN THE FIRSTWEEK OF APRIL.AND MORE STUDENTS ACROSS THEMETRO WILL GO BACK TO IN-PERSONLEARNING TODAY IN KANSAS CITY,MISSOURI PUBLIC SCHOOLS THESTUDENTS IN FOURTH, SIXTHSEVENTH AND NINTH GRADE.WE’LL GO BACK TO THE CLASSROOMSTUDENTS IN GRADES EIGHT 10 11AND 12 WILL START IN-PERSONLEARNING ON APRIL 5TH.JUST A QUICK REMINDER THATKANSAS HEALTH DEPARTMENT’SMOBILE COVID-19.TESTING UNIT WILL BE BACK INBALDWIN CITY TODAY, YOU KNOW,IT’LL BE STATIONED AT THEBALDWIN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY ON7TH STREET TODAY AND NEXT WEEKTESTING GOES FROM 9AM TO 1PM ANDIT’S FREE FOR EVERYONE.AND IF YOU WANT TO ASSIGN THEMFOR THE VACCINE GO TO KBC.COMTHEN CLICK ON THE HOW TO GET AVACCINE OPTION TO FIND HOW ANDWHERE YOU CAN SIGN UP AND ALSOIF YOU HAVE YOUR PHONE RIGHTNOW, YOU CAN OPEN YOUR PHONE’SCAMERA.YOU CAN POINT IT THERE AT YOURSCREEN YOU CAN SCAN THAT QR CODEON THE RIGHT TO SEE VACCINEINFORMATION FOR WHERE YOU LIVE.PLUS

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