is the region's emergency preparedness site.

COVID-19 resources available on

You can find Kansas City metro COVID-19 data, vaccine information and testing sites at, the region’s emergency preparedness website. Visit the site to find: Kansas City Region COVID-19 Data Hub: The regional data hub shows information and trends related to hospitalizations, testing, vaccinations, cases and deaths. Weekly COVID-19 highlights: These messages and recommended actions […]

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Thank you to the region's public health departments.

Thank you, public health staff and leaders

This season, we are thankful for many things including our region’s local public health departments for their commitment to keeping our communities safe. Each county in the Kansas City metropolitan region and some larger cities have a local public health department dedicated to detecting, controlling and preventing communicable diseases. Health departments also offer a wide […]

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Steven getting vaccine

Head Start centers connect families to vaccinations

MARC’s Head Start program and affiliate direct service providers continued to serve families throughout the pandemic. During the past few months, Head Start direct service providers took additional steps to make sure center staff and parents had access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Starting in March, United Inner City Services (UICS), the YMCA of Greater Kansas […]

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An older adult receives a vaccine.

MARC help line assists older adults with vaccine registration

In a partnership with all Missouri Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, we have opened our Information and Referral phone line to assist older adults who have no internet access to register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The program will assist older adults in Cass, Clay, Jackson, […]

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Safe Commute Guide helps employers get commuters to work safely

In partnership with RideKC, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Full Employment Council, MARC has launched the Safe Commute Guide to help employers and commuters get to work safely during COVID-19. As the region continues to balance the economic rebound and public health concerns during COVID-19, safe, accessible employer commute and telecommute […]

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