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Courier Tribune: Walk-in clinic now at Saint Luke's Smithville location
Saint Luke’s Primary Care–Smithville has expanded services to include a walk-in clinic treating patients with minor illnesses in the evening and on weekends.
KMBC: Expert shares how parents can help children process feelings, answer questions after Capitol riots
Seeing or hearing about the unrest at the nation's Capitol on top of a stressful pandemic can be a lot for children to take in. KMBC spoke to Amanda Davis about how parents can help children process these feelings.
KSHB: Saint Luke's nurse details her COVID-19 vaccine journey
Front line workers at Saint Luke's have started getting the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. KSHB talked to ICU nurse Kristin Sollars and Dr. Sarah Boyd about what to expect with the second dose.
Kansas City Magazine: How three of Kansas City's Top Doctors stay grounded during a tough year
Kansas City Magazine spoke to Dr. Eddie Island about his favorite part of the job and how he finds creative relief when he's not in the operating room.
KSHB: Infectious disease physician explains importance of getting COVID-19 booster shot

This week, hospitals in the Kansas City metro are starting to administer the COVID-19 booster shot to health care workers.

KCTV: New Alzheimer's research shows promising signs for prevention
New research found a promising therapy that may greatly reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. KCTV spoke to Dr. James O'Keefe about his recent study.
Platte County Citizen: First vaccines given at Saint Luke's hospitals
Saint Luke's ICU nurse Kristin Sollars was the first employee to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Read the Platte County Citizen's story on what the vaccine means to Sollars and her experience on the frontlines of the pandemic.
KMBC: With so much loss in 2020, bereavement expert talks about coping this holiday season
Because of the pandemic, 2020 will go on record as the deadliest year in U.S. history. KMBC spoke to Bruce Leisy about healthy ways to cope with grief this holiday season.
KCTV: Coping with holiday grief after the loss of a loved one
The holidays this year will not be the same for many people, especially those who have lost a loved one. KCTV talked to Bruce Leisy about healthy ways to cope with grief this holiday season.