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Saturday 7 a.m. COVID-19 update

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Saturday 7 a.m. COVID-19 update
Saturday 7 a.m. COVID-19 update
Saturday 7 a.m. COVID-19 update

THANK YOU.WELL, THE US HAS NOWADMINISTERED MORE THAN 200MILLION DOSES OF THE COVID-19VACCINE IN THE LAST WEEK THE USHAS AVERAGED JUST OVER 3 MILLIONDOSES A DAY ABOUT 24% OFAMERICANS ARE FULLY VACCINATEDWHILE NEARLY 39% HAVE RECEIVDAT LEAST ONE DOSE.THE NUMBERS ARE A BIT LOWER INKANSAS AND MISSOURI AT 35 AND 33PERCENT VACCINATION RECORD SETIN JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS 3100.PEOPLE GOT THEIR SHOT AT THELENEXA CLINIC ON WEDNESDAY.THAT’S THE LARGEST NUMBER FORONE DAY.AT THAT LOCATION JOHNSON COUNTYHEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY’RE ONTRACK TO ADMINISTER 11,000 DOSESTHIS WEEK ALONE.THEY’VE OPENED THOUSANDS OFAPPOINTMENTS OVER THE NEXT TWOWEEKS TO GIVE OUT THE PFIZER ANDMODERNA VACCINE MANY COLLEGESTUDENTS ARE NOW GETTINGVACCINATED AS WELL.KMBC9S ALAN SHOPE SPOKE WITHSTUDENTS AT UMKC ABOUT THEIRMOTIVATION TO GET THE SHOT.AND JUST DO MY PART IN THECOMMUNITY TO MAKE SURE I’M SAFEAROUND EVERYONE ELSE UMKC JR.EMMA WILSON JUST NEARLY 1,000UMKC STUDENTS GETTING VACCINATEDON FRIDAY.SHE SAYS IT’S A LONG TIMECOMING.WELL, I FIND THE SOCCER TEAMHERE.SO IT’S BEEN PRETTY HARD SINCEWE HAD TO CANCEL OUR SEASON ROOMAND MEDICAL CENTERS ANDUNIVERSITY HEALTH HOSTING THECLINIC USING STUDENTS FROM FOUROF UMKC’S SCHOOLS INCLUDINGMEDICINE NURSING PHARMACY ANDDENTISTRY TO HELP ADMINISTER THESHOTS.I THINK IT’S VERY SMART MOVE TOGET THE VACCINE AND THAT WORDTRAVELS FAST THE TEXT.I WAS JUST SINNING EARLIER WASLETTING MY FRIENDS NOW.I HAD JUST GOT MY FIRST DOSE ANDEVERYBODY’S LIKE, YES, YOU KNOW,UM, CASEY SENIOR SHANNON, IT HASA SISTER WITH IMMUNITY ISSUES.SHE WANTED TO GET VACCINATED SOSHE FELT SAFE AROUND HER.IT’S BETTER FOR HER WHEN I’MAROUND HER BECAUSE SHE SAYS ITALSO MEANS MORE IN-PERSONCLASSES THIS FALL MORE THINGSWILL OPEN UP BEING THAT MOSTPEOPLE ARE GETTING THEIRVACCINATION STUDENTS GETTING THEFIRST FLIES ARE SHOT.THEY’LL GET THE SECOND IN THREEWEEKS.I THINK THERE’S NOT A REASON TONOT GET VACCINATED.HONESTLY.IT’S IT’S GOOD IN KANSAS CITYALLEN SHOW CAN’T BE C9 NEWS LIVEIN MISSOURI AND YOU LIKE TO GETTHE VACCINE JUST CALL 816-404CARE TO SCHEDULE YOURAPPOINTMENT.HY-VEE WANTS TO GET THE WORD OUTAS WELL.THEIR PHARMACIES HAVE PLENTY OFFISER VACCINES.YOU CAN MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TOGET ONE AT HY-VEE.COM WALGREENSIS NOW EXPANDING ITS COVID-19.TESTING STARTING MAY 1ST TESTWILL BE AVAILABLE AT 6,000PHARMACIES INCLUDING 15 IN THEKANSAS CITY AREA.THE TESSA FREE YOU CAN MAKE ANAPPOINTMENT ON WALGREENS WEBSITEAND A REMINDER IF YOU WANT TOSIGN UP FOR THE COVID-19VACCINE, WE ARE WORKING TO HELP.YOU FIND THE BEST OPTION NOMATTER WHERE YOU LIVE.YOU JUST HAD TO KMVC.COM CLICKON THAT HOW TO GET A VACCINEOPTION THOUGH.YOU’LL FIND OUT HOW A

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