Pandemic possibly causing decrease in children’s immunizations

By Roberta Pardo Doctors nationwide worry that children have missed getting their immunizations because of the pandemic and that the decrease will lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases like the highly contagious measles. Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cautioned recently that the pandemic, coupled with flu season, […]

Why Get Tested for COVID-19?  

In Wyandotte County, rates of COVID-19 are higher among Hispanic and Latino residents compared to many other ethnic groups. Getting tested can help stop the spread of this disease in our communities. Some other reasons to consider getting tested include: Why get tested for COVID-19? *Getting tested and taking other COVID-19 safety steps will help […]

Volume 40 Issue 35 • 08/27/20 – 09/02/20

In this issue FDA announces authorization for convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 KCKPS names interim superintendent Pandemic brings new rules when considering retirement Hurricane Laura becomes Category 4 storm

AMLO, los videos y los fraudes

By Jorge Ramos Por un momento dejemos en paz a los muertos por la pandemia y la violencia en México. Habrá tiempo de hablar de ellos. Concentrémonos, como desea el presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, en la corrupción y los fraudes que han plagado los últimos sexenios. Su diagnóstico es correcto: la corrupción […]

Not a traditional back-to-school

Like everything else this year, anticipated annual events such as starting a new school year is unprecedented. The all-consuming crisis wrought by the pandemic has everyone navigating uncharted territory. Now, the focus is on education. Parents, public health and school district officials, teachers, school employees – all recognize the urgency of charting the correct course […]