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FOX4: Even with cloth face masks, local health expert says good hygiene, social distancing still best defense
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the U.S., there is growing confusion over who should be wearing a face mask. FOX4 talked to Saint Luke's Director of Infection Prevention about what measures best prevent the spread of the virus.
KMBC: Saint Luke's sets up in-house COVID-19 testing
Saint Luke’s Health System is now able to process COVID-19 tests in-house, allowing for a quicker turnaround on results for Saint Luke’s patients and employees.
KMBZ: Saint Luke's hospital chaplains take a front line role, providing comfort during pandemic isolation
The Spiritual Wellness team plays a crucial part in Saint Luke's mission for caring for the whole person. KMBZ talked to Rev. Susan Roberts about how Saint Luke's chaplains are taking a front line role amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
KSHB: Saint Luke's opens COVID-19 testing sites to first responders
Saint Luke’s Health System will open all of its drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites to first responders in the Kansas City metro.
KSHB: COVID-19 testing availability adjusts with CDC guidelines
People who have coronavirus symptoms and work in the health care setting, are first responders, immune-compromised or have known or confirmed exposure to patients with COVID-19 are likely to be given tests.
FOX4: Saint Luke's Adds Hospital Beds
Saint Luke's is adding 163 hospital beds to care for patients as COVID-19 continues to spread.
KSHB: J. Rieger & Co. making thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer
J. Rieger & Co. is normally all about booze - but during this pandemic, instead of bottling whiskey, the Kansas City distillery is helping with the demand COVID-19 has put on the community.