Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information




2021 Archived News Releases

12/22/2021 - COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility
English(PDF, 152KB) | Español

12/20/2021 - First Cases of Omicron in Wyandotte County

12/10/2021 - COVID-19 Boosters Now Available for 16- and 17-year-olds.

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

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

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

10/26/2021 - COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility:
English(PDF, 152KB) | 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

07/26/2021 - Letter to Superintendents and School Boards in WyCo:
English(PDF, 124KB)

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