COVID-19 vaccines are now available at the UG Public Health Department at 619 Ann Ave, Kansas City, KS Call (913) 573-8815 set up an appointment. Find other COVID vaccination sites and resources at

Beginning the week of September 19, 2022, the UG Public Health Department will offer the new bivalent COVID boosters for eligible individuals ages 12 and older.
Boosters will be offered by appointment only. Call (913) 573-8815 to make an appointment.

Between now and September 19, the UGPHD has placed a temporary pause on providing boosters for people ages 12 and older until the new bivalent boosters are available. Under FDA and CDC recommendations, the new bivalent booster replaces the original (monovalent) booster for people ages 12 and older. The monovalent booster is no longer authorized for booster doses in this age group.


Department Head

Juliann Van Liew Profile

Juliann Van Liew - Director

Juliann received her Bachelor’s of Arts from Drake University and her Masters of Public Health from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She is now pursuing her Doctorate of Public Health (DrPH) from Johns Hopkins University. Juliann joined the UGPHD in 2018 in the role of Planning and Operations Manager and became the Director in May 2020.