Area coronavirus patient shares her recovery story




Interview by Tere Siqueira Antonia Maciel is among those people who have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19). She also is among those people who have recovered from it. Recently, the Kansas City area resident and mother of four, who got infected at work, shared her insights about overcoming COVID-19. Dos Mundos: Share with us your experience […]

Free meals for children and adults Part 1




To help ease the burden the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on families across the country, many organizations are offering free meals for children and adults. In the Kansas City metro area, schools are also joining in on this effort. Some of these organizations and schools providing free meals are: Kansas Kansas City, KS Public Schools […]

Mandato de quedarse en casa FAQ con Aude Negrete.

Aude Negrete



  Dos Mundos habló con Aude Negrete, directora ejecutiva de la Kansas Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission, sobre el mandato de quedarse en casa, que la gobernadora Kelly extendió hasta el 3 de mayo. Para cualquier pregunta sobre el COVID-19, pueden comunicarse a la línea directa 1-866-534-3463.

How to reduce anxiety and stress




Commentary by Tere Siqueira Anxiety and stress disorders are the most pervasive mental disorders in the United States, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Fortunately, there are many ways to help reduce anxiety and stress. If you are fighting an anxiety or a stress disorder, here are some management methods you might […]

Please, parents, stay home – for your children’s sake




Commentary by Chara Note: This letter is for all those parents who are not staying home and following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Hello, Dad and Mom: Do you remember all those times I was sick and asked you to go out to be with my friends, but you said […]

How to cope with stress and anxiety during the pandemic




Commentary by Chara The coronavirus outbreak is stressful for people worldwide. No doubt, the worry people are feeling about health and financial issues is disrupting sleeping and eating patterns, thus causing mental and physical health problems, including the abuse of alcohol, tobacco and/or other drugs. Do not let the stress of the pandemic lead you […]

How to boost your immune system




By Chara It is always important to take precautions to avoid getting sick. But it is particularly important during this coronavirus pandemic. One way to keep yourself healthy is by boosting your immune system. Here are some tips to help you boost your immune system – and thus, protect yourself and others around you: *Exercise: […]

CDC recommends wearing masks in public




By Angie Baldelomar On April 3, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed its COVID-19 guidelines to recommend that people wear nonsurgical masks when they are in public. Originally, the CDC recommended that only health care workers and people who are ill or showing symptoms wear masks. But the recommendation changed as […]

How to protect yourself from COVID-19




By Roberta Pardo Everyone is encouraged to do his or her part to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying home and practicing social distancing is one way to do so. More than a third of the United States has stay-at-home orders in place, including Kansas and Missouri. Because the virus is spread […]

Mapa de casos de COVID-19




 La Universidad Johns Hopkins actualizó su mapa Coronavirus COVID-19 para incluir datos locales de cada ciudad y condado en los EE. UU. El mapa se mantiene casi en tiempo real durante todo el día. Inicialmente, el mapa siguió el esquema de nombres utilizado por la Organización Mundial de la Salud. Luego cambió a los […]