A lawyer who has filed lawsuits challenging mask mandates in two Kansas counties is demanding that a Kansas City-area school district revise its COVID-19 policies, arguing that they violate state and federal laws.
A University of Kansas Architecture student that won more than $5,000 in an incentive program encouraging students to get the COVID-19 vaccination says the prize will allow him to keep his focus on school, not work.
University of Kansas Medical Center partners in Topeka, Lawrence and other Kansas cities will develop strategies to address health care workforce shortages throughout Kansas that have been exacerbated by COVID-19.
Residents of Kansas City, Missouri, and its surrounding county can be excused if they’re confused about whether to adhere to local mask mandates after Missouri’s attorney general offered “legal direction” indicating that many and perhaps most people can ignore them, especially students.
Lawsuits were filed Friday challenging a mask mandate for students and staff in elementary schools in Kansas’ most populous county and another mandate requiring everyone 5 and older in a small rural county to mask.