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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Elected officials to commemorate year of fighting COVID-19

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What:   The metro’s CORE 4 jurisdictions will commemorate one year of fighting COVID-19. They will recognize the impact of the pandemic on our community, our efforts to slow the spread and everyone&r...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Counties join in Removing Closing Time Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants, and Taverns

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County Executive announces $500,000 food assistance program

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing today a food assistance program that will provide funding awards to area food agencies in support of their efforts to minimize hunger amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County Executive issues statement in response to VA’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) plan for COVID-19 vaccine distributions:

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County, Missouri and Wyandotte County, Kansas Coordinate COVID-19 Response

Leaders with Jackson County, Missouri and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas have coordinated to issue local health orders in response to a strong resurgence of recent COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in the region.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County Releases Safer at Home Recovery Plan Guidance

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Schulte, has issued guidelines for Jackson County’s Safer at Home Recovery Plan.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Jackson County successfully allocates $122 million in federal CARES Act funding

Jackson County announces that it has successfully allocated the $122,669,998 in federal CARES Act monies to address urgent needs across the County caused by the pandemic. The federal government required that the funds be expended by December 30, 2020.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Jackson County Gathering Limit Revisions

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (October 2, 2020) – The Jackson County Health Department has filed an amended order to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on October 9, 2020. This revised order aligns both indoor and outdoor gatherings by stating all gatherings should...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Jackson County Parks + Rec cancels events amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns

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September 8, 2020

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec cancels events amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After careful consultation with the Jackson County Health Department, Jackson County Parks + Rec...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Jackson County Executive proposes $5 million funding package for school districts in the County

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August 27, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. today is announcing a proposed funding package that would provide millions of federal CARES Act dollars to local schools to assist with their reopen...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Jackson County distributes more than $81 million in CARES Act Funding

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August 12, 2020

 

Jackson County distributes more than $81 million in CARES Act Funding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County is announcing that it has, to date, distributed $81,059,711 in federal CARES Act monies it recei...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Jackson County issues new order requiring masks

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June 30, 2020

 

Jackson County issues new order requiring masks

County moves into modified Phase 2 of Recovery Plan

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consulta...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Jackson County Executive proposes emergency funding package for all cities in the County

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June 8, 2020

 

Jackson County Executive proposes emergency funding package for all cities in the County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. today is recommending that the County Legislature giv...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Jackson County releases recovery plan phases 2 & 3

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May 22, 2020

 

Jackson County releases recovery plan phases 2 & 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Sh...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Eastern Jackson County Recovery Overview

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Amended May 12, 2020

See Amended Executive Order here

The full Phase 2-3 plan can be viewed here.

Businesses are required to develop a social distancing protocol using the attached form.

* The number of individuals (staff and customers) are limited in the bui...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Jackson County offices reopen May 18

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Effective May 18, 2020, Jackson County offices in the Jackson County Courthouse at 415 E. 12th Street in Kansas City and the Historic Truman Courthouse at 112 W. Lexington in Independence will be reopened to the public in a limited capacity. In an effort ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

COVID-19 Test Sites

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Call 816-404-CARE (2273) to get tested at one of these locations.

Tuesday, June 9, 202010:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Buckner Elementary13 S. Sibley St.Buckner, MO 64016

Wednesday, June 10, 20203:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Primitivo Garcia Elementary1000 W. 17th StreetKansa...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Joe Runions Emergency Fund Act

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The Jackson County Legislature approved the Joe Runions Emergency Fund Act March 30, 2020 to provide emergency funding proposal to combat the toll of COVID-19 on the community.

To date the Jackson County Legislature has approved $8.5 million in funding for...

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