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Kansas City Residents Ordered to Stay Home
Posted on Mar 22nd, 2020

 
 
Due to the urgency of the COVID-19 public health emergency and imminent rapid progression of the pandemic in our area, the regional partners: Jackson County, Missouri; Johnson County, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas will jointly announce details of orders for residents to stay home except for essential needs. Read the draft Johnson County order that will be finalized on Sunday, March 22.
 
All jurisdictions will issue orders that will stay in effect from the effective date, March 24, with consideration within 45 days of whether to prolong these orders beyond that date, based on public health and critical care information available at that time.
 
Examples of essential businesses and services that will remain open during this time:
Government services
Infrastructure projects
Child care
Health care
Grocery stores
Pharmacies
Delivery/carry-out/drive-through services from restaurants
 
 
We urge you to monitor local radio and TV newscasts/websites for the latest information
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