July 10, 2020

Dr. Andrew Schlachter, pulmonologist and critical care physician, is on the front lines caring for some of the communities sickest COVID-19 patients. He talks to KMBC about mask exemptions as masks mandates continue in the Kansas City metro area. He has a strong message for the community about covering your face. 

Dr. Schlachter says if you could see what he sees every day - what COVID-19 is doing to people in our community - maybe masks would seem like a minor inconvenience. 

Watch the full story below. 

Related Content

<none>
KSHB: Positive coronavirus cases continue to climb in KC metro
The Kansas City metro saw its second-highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day Wednesday. KSHB talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about what people can do to stop this trend from continuing.
KMBC 9 abc. Photo of Carol Lance and her new baby, Harmony.
KMBC: Doctors urge pregnant women to be extra cautious as growing number test positive for COVID-19
The number of pregnant women testing positive for COVID-19 is going up in the Kansas City area. KMBC talked to Dr. Ingenue Cobbinah about what precautions expectant mothers should take.
KCTV 5 News. Migraine and headache awareness. Sponsored by: Saint Luke's Health System
KCTV: Migraines get worse during the pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many are experiencing worsening or more frequent migraines. KCTV talked to Dr. Sarah Gibbons about what's causing this trend and what people can do to reduce migraines.