The Kansas City Medical Society has approved a statement on opening schools safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Decisions on school openings should be guided by science and health care professionals, take into consideration current trends in community spread of COVID-19, and include financial support to provide supplies and increase services for schools.
Thank you to the voters of Missouri and thank you to all the individuals and organizations that worked so hard for passage of Amendment 2. Now, more than 230,000 hard-working Missourians will be able to access the health care they need to remain healthy, contributing members of society.
Check out and share this new two-minute video of KCMS physicians urging the public to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The video was created at the suggestion of KCMS members during the July 11 KCMS webinar on COVID-19 leadership.
The Kansas City Medical Society has adopted a statement emphasizing the critical importance of individuals wearing face masks in public at all times to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Join KCMS for two timely and informative physician-only webinars. -Saturday, July 11, “Leading Through Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19.” -Saturday, July 18, “Medicaid Expansion: Impact on Access to Care.” Both webinars will be held from 8-9 a.m.
On these five brief videos, Kansas City Medical Society member physicians discuss how expanding Medicaid will keep people healthier, support our local economies and bring taxpayer dollars back from Washington. Please share these videos and encourage Missouri residents to vote YES on Amendment 2 on August 4.
On August 4, Missouri voters have the opportunity to pass Amendment 2, which will expand Medicaid coverage per the Affordable Care Act to over 200,000 low-income Missourians. The Kansas City Medical Society and the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation endorse Amendment 2.
The Kansas City Medical Society reminds everyone: Don't delay your health care. It's safe to see the doctor. Putting off seeking care could lead to your condition getting worse.
Whether you are working on the frontlines caring for COVID-19 patients, or your practice has suffered a substantial loss of patients and income, or you are otherwise affected, the pandemic has brought much added stress for physicians.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly. For the latest updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), check these local and national websites regularly.