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Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Mercer County Clinic offering Covid-19 vaccinations to Phase 1B – Tier 3
The clinics were previously reaching out only to patients who were eligible within the State of Missouri’s designated high-risk tier groups.
Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation to host virtual charity auction, seeking donations
The event is scheduled to take place from April 15 - 24, with the bidding all taking place online.
KMBC: Some doctors concerned about spread of COVID-19 during spring break
KMBC talked to Dr. Ginny Boos about the importance of continued masking and social distancing as cases start to drop.
Health News You Can Use: Foster Care and the Pandemic
The nation’s foster care system has been overwhelmed by the pandemic. More kids are entering the foster care system, and there are fewer families to take them in, putting already vulnerable kids at an even greater risk.
KMBC: Bishop Spencer Place Resident Shares Memories of the Beginning of the Peace Corps
A 90-year-old metro woman shares her story of being one of the first members of the Peace Corps.
KMBC: Foster families needed as 1,500 children wait to be placed
KMBC talked to Jeannette Koster about the need for foster parents and families and how the pandemic has had an an impact on the foster system.
KMBC: Spike in cases of broken heart syndrome linked to COVID-19 pandemic
KMBC talked to Dr. James O'Keefe about why the life-threatening condition has spiked over the past year and one woman who experienced it herself.
KCTV: KC psychologist says people are reporting feeling irritable, argumentative at higher rates
After a road rage incident turned deadly, KCTV talked to Dr. Savannah Geske about ways to de-escalate confrontations and manage stressful situations.
Epic: Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Return Home Nearly Two Days Sooner
Epic talked to Dr. Sanjaya Gupta about how Saint Luke's improved arrhythmic drug monitoring, shortening the length of stay by 38%.