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Releases/Info

11/19/2021 - KCK Mask Mandate Extended Through January 6, 2022:
English(PDF, 140KB) | Español

11/05/2021 - COVID Vaccines for Kids Ages 5 to 11 Now Available at the Kmart Vaccination Site in KCK:
English(PDF, 189KB) | Español

10/26/2021 - COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility:
English(PDF, 167KB) | Español

10/20/2021 - Wyco Connect Program Links People Living in WyCo to Free COVID-19 Community Resources:
English(PDF, 643KB) | Español

10/14/2021 - More Than 50% of People Living in Wyandotte County Have Gotten a COVID-19 Vaccination:
English(PDF, 206KB) | Español(PDF, 224KB)

09/24/2021 - UG Public Health Department Announcement on COVID Boosters:
English(PDF, 180KB) | Español(PDF, 200KB)

09/10/2021 - UG Extends Mask Order for KCK through Nov. 18:
English(PDF, 200KB) | Español(PDF, 221KB)

09/10/2021 - Resolution extending the mask order (R-62-21):
English(PDF, 112KB)

08/25/2021 - WyCo Guidance on Social Gatherings:
English(PDF, 232KB) | Español(PDF, 234KB)

08/06/2021 - UG Issues Mask Order for KCK and Other Portions of WyCo:
English(PDF, 196KB) | Español

08/06/2021 - Mask Mandate (Resolution R-47-21) Effective August 6 Through September 16, 2021:
English(PDF, 224KB) | Español

07/28/2021 - UG Public Health Department Issues COVID-19 Guidance for 2021-2022 School Year:
English(PDF, 123KB) | Español

07/16/2021 - Ten KC Metro Health Departments Issue Public Health Advisory:
English(PDF, 253KB) | Español(PDF, 132KB)

07/01/2021 - Delta Variant Cases Confirmed in WyCo, Including One Death:
English(PDF, 153KB) | Español(PDF, 152KB)

06/21/2021 - Wyandotte Countians Can Now Receive Prizes When They Get a COVID-19 Vaccine:
English(PDF, 172KB) | Español(PDF, 224KB)

05/28/2021 - Wyandotte County Mask Order Expires May 28:
English(PDF, 170KB) | Español

05/18/2021 - UG Mask Order Remains In Place in WyCo Until At Least May 27, 2021:
English(PDF, 425KB) | Español

05/13/2021 - UG Public Health Department Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 12 :
English(PDF, 134KB) | Español(PDF, 380KB)

05/5/2021 - UGPHD Expands Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Unit Access in Wyandotte County:
English(PDF, 170KB) | Español(PDF, 210KB)

04/30/2021 - UG Adopts New Mask Order:
English(PDF, 159KB) | Español(PDF, 185KB)

04/29/2021 - New WyCo Mask Order (resolution amending LHO 3/25/21):
English(PDF, 227KB) | Español(PDF, 216KB)

04/29/2021 - Saturday COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Armory in May and June:
English(PDF, 128KB) | Español(PDF, 220KB)

04/27/2021 - UGPHD Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccines to Anyone Age 16 :
English(PDF, 368KB) | Español

04/21/2021 - UG Public Health Department Sponsors Poster Contest for WyCo Students:
English(PDF, 101KB) | Español

04/15/2021 - UGPHD Expands Vaccine Eligibility and Offers New Hours:
English(PDF, 138KB) | Español(PDF, 224KB)

04/07/2021 - UGPHD Announces Saturday Vaccination Hours at the Armory in April:
English(PDF, 213KB) | Español(PDF, 205KB)

04/05/2021 - UGPHD Mayor and Archbishop Vaccinations:
English(PDF, 246KB) | Español(PDF, 205KB)

03/31/2021 - UG Public Health Department Launches Self-Scheduling Tool for COVID-19 Vaccinations:
English(PDF, 131KB) | Español(PDF, 209KB)

03/26/21 - People Age 16 Who Live in Wyandotte County Eligible for Free COVID-19 Vaccinations:
English(PDF, 153KB) | Español(PDF, 213KB)

03/25/2021 - Updated Mask and Social Distancing Order (R-24-21):
English(PDF, 378KB) | Español(PDF, 192KB)

03/16/2021 - UGPHD Expands Vaccine Walk-in Eligibility to Critical Workers:
English(PDF, 147KB) | Español(PDF, 379KB)

03/11/2021 - Local Health Officer School Order:
English(PDF, 127KB) | Español

03/10/2021 - Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccinations for People Age 65 Who Live in WyCo:
English(PDF, 125KB) | Español(PDF, 145KB)

03/02/2021 - People Age 85 Who Live in WyCo Can Get COVID-19 Vaccines Without an Appointment:
English(PDF, 138KB) | Español

02/26/2021 - Local Health Officer Order on Sports (LHO 02/26/2021):
English(PDF, 178KB) | Español

02/25/2021 - Health Order Removing Bar/Restaurant Closing Time Restrictions (LHO 2/25/21):
English(PDF, 41KB) | Español(PDF, 425KB)

02/25/2021 - Wyandotte, Johnson, and Jackson Counties Remove Closing Time Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants, and Taverns:
English(PDF, 425KB) | Español

02/17/2021 - WyCo COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 65 :
English(PDF, 120KB) | Español(PDF, 187KB)

02/11/2021 - UG Public Health Department Awarded National Accreditation:
English(PDF, 221KB) | Español

02/04/2021 - UGPHD Now Offers Saliva COVID-19 Testing at KCK Testing Site:
English(PDF, 128KB) | Español(PDF, 150KB)

02/03/2021 - WyCo Seniors Age 85 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines:
English(PDF, 125KB) | Español(PDF, 375KB)

01/22/2021 - UGPHD Phase 2 Vaccine Priorities:
English(PDF, 144KB) | Español(PDF, 422KB)

01/14/2021 - WyCo Motor Vehicle Locations Re-Open for In-Person Service:
English(PDF, 182KB) | Español(PDF, 175KB)

01/12/2021 - UG Issues New Bar & Restaurant Health Order, Relaxing Hours:
English(PDF, 369KB) | Español

01/12/2021 - Updated Local Health Officer Order on Bars, Restaurants, & Taverns:
English(PDF, 50KB) | Español

01/08/2021 - WyCo Reviews Order Related to Bar/Tavern Restrictions:
English(PDF, 122KB) | Español(PDF, 148KB)

01/07/2021 - COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Healthcare Workers in Wyandotte County:
English(PDF, 351KB) | Español(PDF, 73KB)

01/05/2021 - Letter about new school COVID-19 protocols:
English(PDF, 199KB) | Español(PDF, 199KB)

01/04/2021 - Local Health Officer Order: Updated School Protocols:
English(PDF, 98KB) | Español(PDF, 126KB)

12/29/2020 - UGPHD WyCo Vaccine Overview:
English(PDF, 283KB) | Español(PDF, 324KB)

12/17/2020 - UGPHD Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccines:
English(PDF, 124KB) | Español(PDF, 118KB)

12/09/2020 - Neighborhood Resource Center Closed to In-Person Service:
English(PDF, 83KB) | Español(PDF, 84KB)

12/07/2020 - COVID-19 Business Town Hall:
English(PDF, 344KB) | Español

12/03/2020 - Wyandotte County Continues with 14-Day Quarantine Protocol:
English(PDF, 461KB) | Español(PDF, 229KB)

12/03/2020 - Motor Vehicle Services at Annex Location by Appointment Only:
English(PDF, 207KB) | Español(PDF, 196KB)

12/01/2020 - UG Distributes $825K in Grants to 85 Small Businesses:
English(PDF, 122KB) | Español(PDF, 119KB)

11/24/2020 - KCK Municipal Court Closing Temporarily:
English(PDF, 101KB) | Español(PDF, 124KB)

11/20/2020 - New Health Order Regarding Gatherings & Hours of Operation:
English(PDF, 147KB) | Español

11/20/2020 - New Health Order in Effect November 20:
English(PDF, 144KB) | Español(PDF, 165KB)

11/16/2020 - Wyandotte & Jackson Counties Coordinate on Health Orders:
English(PDF, 155KB) | Español

11/13/2020 - New Wyandotte County Sports Recommendations:
English(PDF, 162KB) | Español

11/13/2020 - Previous Sports Order Rescinded:
English(PDF, 14KB) | Español

11/12/2020 - Health Orders Combined & School Requirements Updated:
English(PDF, 126KB) | Español

10/30/2020 - COVID-19 Testing in WyCo:
English(PDF, 443KB) | Español(PDF, 373KB)

10/30/2020 - In-Person Motor Vehicle Services Paused Temporarily:
English(PDF, 168KB) | Español

10/30/2020 - Health Department Issues Recommendations on Winter Sports and Activities in WyCo:
English(PDF, 456KB) | Español(PDF, 325KB)

10/30/2020 - Health Department Letter to WyCo Schools on Winter Sports Recommendations(PDF, 117KB)

10/28/2020 - UG Public Health Department Provides Guidance on Halloween and COVID-19:
English(PDF, 438KB) | Español(PDF, 371KB)

10/09/2020 - New COVID-19 Testing Site Coming to Wyandotte County:
English(PDF, 490KB) | Español(PDF, 423KB)

10/08/2020 - Local Elementary School Transitioning to Online Learning Temporarily due to COVID-19:
English(PDF, 431KB) | Español

Wyandotte County Guidance for Celebrating Halloween & Fall Gatherings 2020(PDF, 270KB)

09/18/2020 - Asymptomatic Testing Now Available in Wyandotte County:
English(PDF, 590KB) | Español

09/04/2020 - New Recommendations for Fall Sports in Wyandotte County:
English(PDF, 167KB) | Español(PDF, 130KB)

08/14/2020 - UG Relaxes Food Trucks, Farmers Markets & Mobile Markets Rules:
English(PDF, 133KB) | Español(PDF, 114KB)

08/13/2020 - Local Health Officer Order Regarding Sports:
English(PDF, 55KB) | Español

08/13/2020 - Contact Sports & Associated Activities Restricted in WyCo:
English(PDF, 499KB) | Español(PDF, 253KB)

07/31/2020 - COVID-19 Updates from the UG Public Health Department and the Health Equity Task Force:
English(PDF, 383KB) | Español

07/27/2020 - Local Health Order Prohibiting Public School Buildings from Opening Until After Labor Day:
English(PDF, 183KB) | Español

07/27/2020 - New Health Order Prohibits Public School Buildings from Opening Until After Labor Day:
English(PDF, 132KB) | Español

07/24/2020 - Public Health Letter Summary(PDF, 74KB)

07/24/2020 - Health Officer & Director Letter to KC Metro(PDF, 55KB)

07/22/2020 - COVID-19 Testing for People Experiencing Homelessness:
English(PDF, 439KB) | Español

07/17/2020 - Weekly COVID-19 updates from the UG Public Health Department and the Health Equity Task Force:
English | Español

07/14/2020 - Mask Order Amended Further in Wyandotte County:
English | Español

07/14/2020 - Local Health Officer Order Regarding Mask Amendments:
English | Español(PDF, 56KB)

07/13/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Extends Registration Deadlines for New Vehicles:
English | Español

07/10/2020 - Weekly COVID-19 Update from the UG Public Health Department and the Health Equity Task Force

07/10/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Extends Deadline for Vehicle Registrations and Renewals:
English | Español

07/08/2020 - COVID-19 Updates: Mask Order, Phase 3, and Testing in Wyandotte County:
English | Español

07/06/2020 - Local Health Officer Order Adopting Kansas Mask Order:
English | Español(PDF, 126KB)

07/01/2020 - Weekly update from the UG Public Health Department and the Health Equity Task Force

06/27/2020 - New Public Health Order Requires WyCo Residents to Wear Masks in Public:
English | Español

06/27/2020 - Local Health Officer Order Regarding Masks:
English | Español

06/26/2020 - WIC Services Offered Remotely Through July 31:
English | Español

06/25/2020 - KCK Municipal Court Closed Until at Least July 6:
English | Español

COVID-19 WyCo Guidelines for Churches:
English | Español

06/18/2020 - Unified Government Health Officials Extend Phase 3 of Ad Astra Reopening Plan until at least July 6:
English | Español

06/18/2020 - Health Officer Order Extending Phase 3 of Ad Astra Reopening Plan:
English | Español

06/17/2020 - Development Review Process Slowed by COVID-19 and Furloughs:
English | Español

06/16/2020 - COVID-19 Trending Up in Wyandotte County:
English | Español

06/12/2020 - COVID-19 Takes Toll on Unified Government Budget:
English | Español

06/12/2020 - Temporary Sidewalk Cafes and Retail Space Informational Bifold:
English | Español

06/12/2020 - UG Okays Sidewalk Cafes and Retail Space in Some Rights-of-Way:
English | Español

06/05/2020 - New Treasury Operations Effective June 8:
English | Español

06/05/2020 - Local Health Officer Order Regarding Phase 3:
English | Español

06/05/2020 - WyCo Moving to Phase 3 on June 8:
English | Español

05/28/2020 - WyCo District Court Re-Opens on June 1, 2020
English | Español

05/29/2020 - WyCo Bars and Nightclubs May Re-open on Friday, May 29 at Noon:
English | Español

05/29/2020 - Local Health Order Regarding Bars and Nightclubs Under Phase 2:
English | Espanol

05/28/2020 - New COVID-19 Services Through 3-1-1 Call Line:
English | Español

05/28/2020 - Playground Facilities in KCK Re-Open to Public:
English | Español

5/26/2020 - WyCo Health Order Follows Ad Astra Phase 2 Plan:
English | Español

05/22/2020 - Parks & Recreation Phased Re-Opening Plan:
English | Español

05/22/2020 - Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Court to Resume Hearings on June 15:
English | Español

05/22/2020 - Public Buildings to Re-Open by Appointment on May 26:
English | Español

05/21/2020 - Local Health Order Aligning to KS Governor's Phase 2 Re-Opening Plan:
English | Español

05/20/2020 - ReStart WyCo Aligns to Governor's Phase 2 Re-Opening Plan:
English | Español

05/19/2020 - COVID-19 Testing Eligibility Expanded, More Testing Sites Announced in WyCo:
English | Español

05/15/2020 - Two Local Walmarts Begin COVID-19 Testing:
English | Español

05/14/2020 - Van Liew Named Public Health Department Director:
English | Español

05/11/2020 - Mass Gathering Health Order Revoked:
English | Español

05/08/2020 - ReStart WyCo Red Zone Begins on May 11:
English | Español

05/08/2020 - Task Force Expands Pop-up Testing in Wyandotte County:
English | Español

05/05/2020 - Update on COVID-19 Outbreaks:
English | Español

05/04/2020 - UG Unveils New COVID-19 Data Hub:
English | Español

04/30/2020 - ReStart WYCO Guidance Document:
English | Español

04/30/2020 - Stay-At-Home Period Extended & ReStart WYCO Guidance Released:
English | Español

04/30/2020 - Dr. Greiner Issues Order Adopting ReStart WYCO Guidance:
English | Español

04/23/2020 - Mayor Alvey Forms ReStart WYCO Committee:
English | Español

4/21/2020 - Expanded COVID-19 Testing im Wyandotte County:
English | Español

04/16/2020 - COVID-19: Riverbend Post-Acute Rehabilitation Facility Updates:
English | Español

04/16/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Extends Stay at Home Order to May 3:
English | Español

04/15/2020 - Addressing Covid-19 Race Disparities in Wyandotte County:
English | Español

04/09/2020 - Religious Services Health Order Press Release:
English | Español

04/09/2020 - Local Health Order Regarding Religious Services:
English | Español

04/07/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Announces Revised Mass Gatherings Guidance to Include Religious Services:
English | Español

04/07/2020 - KS Governor Kelly’s “revised mass gatherings guidance to include religious services” Executive Order:
English | Español

04/03/2020 - UG Reports Rapid Rise in COVID-19 Cases & Related News:
English | Español

04/03/2020 - UG Public Health Department Opens New Testing Site for Residents:
English | Español

KS Governor Kelly Issues “Temporary Relief from Certain Unemployment Insurance Requirements” Executive Order:
English | Español

03/31/2020 - Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Church Event:
English | Español

3/28/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Issues Statewide "Stay at Home" Executive Order:
English | Español

3/27/2020 - UG Unveils New COVID-19 Relief Tools:
English | Español

3/26/2020 - Total positive cases for COVID-19 in WyCo: 34:
English | Español

3/24/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Issues "Essential Function Framework" Executive Order:
English | Español

3/24/2020 - KS Governor Kelly Issues "Prohibiting Mass Gatherings" Executive Order:
English | Español

3/24/2020 - Second Death from COVID-19 Confirmed in WyCo:
English | Español

3/24/2020 - Mayor Alvey's Letter to Businesses on Local Stay At Home Order:
English | Español

3/21/2020 - Wyandotte County Stay At Home Emergency Health Order:
English | Español

3/21/2020 - Wyandotte County Issues Health Order Requiring Residents to Stay at Home:
English | Español

3/23/2020 - WyCo DA Office COVID-19 Update: Immigrant, Hispanic, Documented and Undocumented Community:
English | Español

3/20/2020 - Public Buildings close to In-Person Service & Operational Changes:
English | Español

3/20/2020 - District Attorney's Office Close Until Further Notice:
English | Español

3/17/2020 - Wyandotte County Public & Private Schools Closed until April 6:
English | Español

3/17/2020 - Bars & Restaurants Ordered Closed to Prevent Spread of COVID-19:
English | Español

3/17/2020 - District Attorney Notifies Residents to be Aware of Price Gouging & COVID-19 Scams:
English | Español

3/13/2020 - First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed in WyCo:
English | Español

3/17/2020 - CORE 4 Regional Partners Act to Prevent Spread of COVID-19:
English | Español

3/16/2020 - Emergency Public Health Order on Bars & Restaurants Closures:
English | Español

3/13/2020 - Proclamation of a State of Local Disaster Emergency for Wyandotte County:
English | Español

3/13/2020 - Mayor David Alvey Declares Local Disaster Emergency for Wyandotte County:
English | Español

3/13/2020 - KCPD Implements Safety Measures in Response to COVID-19:
English | Español

3/13/2020 - Health Officer Orders USD 203 Closed March 16-20:
English | Español

Orders and Guidance

Kansas City, KS Is Currently Under A Mask Order, Effective Until 11:59 PM On January 6, 2022

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In light of increasing COVID cases, Delta variant spread, and COVID hospitalizations, the UG Commission passed a temporary mask order. This order applies to KCK and to the unincorporated area of Loring in Wyandotte County. Schools are exempt from the order.

If you are age 5 or older, please wear a mask in indoor public spaces, when accessing healthcare services, or when using public transportation.

Businesses need to require masks for employees and visitors in spaces where members of the public may be present, indoor work areas, and areas where food preparation is done.

Resources

Call 3-1-1 with COVID-19 questions or to be connected to local resources.

Find free COVID-19 testing in WyCo:

WyCo Businesses can submit questions about implementing orders and guidelines here: bit.ly/COVIDWyCoBusiness

Submit a food needs request:

Submit a complaint about a violation of any COVID-19 health order: bit.ly/WyCoMaskComplaint

Submit a request to hold an event with more than 10 people: bit.ly/WyCoEventRequest

Find guidance on COVID-19 and holidays: bit.ly/WyCoHolidaysCOVID  

07/01/2020 - Frequently Asked Questions on the WyCo Mask Order

Employment Resources/Filing Unemployment:

Know someone looking for a job or job training? Despite the challenges created from COVID-19, there are many jobs available in Wyandotte County and throughout the KC metro area. In the last 30 days, there have been more than 7,500 job postings across nearly 500 different occupations in Wyandotte County alone.

Workforce Partnership is uniquely positioned to support job seekers in returning to jobs from which they may have been furloughed, seeking a new job opportunity, or new training. For those who have a computer and want to do their own search, please go to KansasWorks and follow the prompts. Job seekers may also call the local Workforce Partnership office in Kansas City, Kansas at 913-279-2600 or by email at FDWY@workforcepartnership.com for assistance.

Kansas Resources:

www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus

Federal Resources:

FEMA COVID-19 Response:

Business Assistance

Topics: Local Resources | State Resources | Federal Resources | Employment Resources/Filing Unemployment | Financial Resources/Loan, Other Agencies Assistance | Workplace Preparation/Operational Guidance for Businesses  

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Local Resources:

Workplace Preparation/Operational Guidance for Businesses (External Resources):

State Resources:

Federal Resources:

Employment Resources/Filing Unemployment:

Know someone looking for a job or job training? Despite the challenges created from COVID-19, there are many jobs available in Wyandotte County and throughout the KC metro area. In the last 30 days, there have been more than 7,500 job postings across nearly 500 different occupations in Wyandotte County alone.

Workforce Partnership is uniquely positioned to support job seekers in returning to jobs from which they may have been furloughed, seeking a new job opportunity, or new training. For those who have a computer and want to do their own search, please go to KansasWorks and follow the prompts. Job seekers may also call the local Workforce Partnership office in Kansas City, Kansas at (913) 279-2600 or by email at FDWY@workforcepartnership.com for assistance.

Financial Resources/Loan, Other Agencies Assistance: