June 8, 2022

Kansas City area hospitals are starting to feel the effects of a jump in COVID numbers. The number of patients admitted with COVID across Saint Luke's Health System has doubled within the past two weeks.

KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd, infectious disease physician on Saint Luke's COVID-19 Response Team, about the increase and when doctors are seeing severe cases.

Related Content

KCTV: COVID Cases Rising in KC, May Be Confused for Allergies
KCTV talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about the rise in cases across the metro and how to best protect yourself this summer.
Kansas City Star: Is it Allergies or COVID? With Cases Rising Around Kansas City, Doctors Urge Testing
The Kansas City Star spoke to Dr. Sarah Boyd about how to differentiate COVID and allergy symptoms as cases rise in the community.
KSHB: Registered Nurse Reflects on Pandemic, Ongoing Battle Against COVID-19
KSHB talked to nurse Heather Vasquez about what the past two years have been like for nurses in the ER as Nurses Week comes to a close.