How Contact Tracing Helps Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Contact tracing is one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Wyandotte County. What exactly is it? Victor Aguilar, a COVID-19 Investigator with the Unified Government Public Health Department, explains his job and why it’s so important to help a COVID-19 Investigator if they call. How does Contact […]

The Merc Co-Op opens in downtown KCK

By Angie Baldelomar A new grocery store is part of the landscape in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. In late July, The Merc Co-Op, a local food co-op from nearby Lawrence, quietly opened at its new location at 501 Minnesota Ave. Valerie Taylor, marketing director, said the store did a “soft opening” on July 30 to […]