Good news! Beginning Friday, April 9, ALL MISSOURI RESIDENTS will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot. At Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH), we want to make getting the vaccine as convenient as possible for you. Just go to TRUMED.ORG to register or call 816-404-CARE to speak to someone. TMC/UH has been at the forefront of COVID-19 testing and the vaccination rollout at our hospital locations and in the community. We are here to help you receive the shot that can save lives.
City Hall, Vesper Hall set to re-open to the public April 5, 2021 BLUE SPRINGS, MO – On Monday, April 5, 2021, Blue Springs City Hall and Vesper Hall will re-open to the public. “We are encouraged by the positive downward trend in the region’s COVID cases and increased availability of the COVID vaccine,” said Mayor Carson Ross. “This, coupled with facility improvements made to City Hall and Vesper Hall to protect our staff and residents, has enabled us to feel comfortable in our decision to re-open
COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES A BLOOD EMERGENCY ONE YEAR INTO THE PANDEMIC The region’s blood supply is dangerously low and donors are desperately neededKANSAS CITY – Community Blood Center (CBC) today announces a blood shortage in the region, one year after the region was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before COVID-19, donors could stop by community blood drives at convenient locations like high schools, colleges, and offices. It has been one year since these groups had to cancel their blood
Supporting BIPOC-owned Businesses Creates Greater Opportunity for All By Kalyn Hove, vice president, Comcast Business, Kansas City Area While ongoing effects from the pandemic have impacted countless businesses, a recent National Bureau of Economic Research study revealed Black, Indigenous and People of Color-owned (BIPOC) organizations have taken a bigger hit than most. Nationally, the number of Black business owners plummeted last year from 1.1 million in February 2020 to 640,000 in April — a
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia College and Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce launch new partnership benefiting more than 500 member businesses COLUMBIA, Missouri – February 23, 2021 — Columbia College and the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce have launched an innovative partnership designed to help employees at the Chamber’s more than 500-member businesses pursue their educational goals. Employees will receive a discounted tuition for classes taken at the college’s Kansas City location at