KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The University of Kansas Medical Center announced last week that it has begun testing two new monoclonal antibody treatments for outpatients with COVID-19. Known as BRII 196 and 198 and produced by Brii Biosciences, these investigational treatments are both monoclonal ant…

Dr. Garold Minns, Sedgwick County Health Officer, in consultation with local medical providers and the Sedgwick County Health Department, is finalizing the Phase II vaccination plan. It is expected to follow the guidance from the CDC and local medical professionals, with vaccines available t…

Gov. Kelly announced her administration’s final COVID-19 distribution order for Kansas last week – with the vaccine to be administered in five phases.Phase one of individuals already starting to receive the vaccine includes health care workers, residents or patients in long-term care facilit…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas expects to finish giving COVID-19 vaccines to long-term care residents and health care workers by the end of this month and has moved people aged 65 and older into the next group to receive the shots.

Back in February, city staff in Derby started taking notice of the COVID-19 outbreak happening globally so that when it hit home in March they had a jumpstart preparing to overcome the obstacles presented in 2020.

The state of Kansas began receiving its doses of the recently approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (with Moderna not far behind) on Dec. 14, with 24,000 doses expected in phase one. Distribution among state hospitals – including Derby’s Rock Regional Hospital – began last week, with the vaccines…

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Kansas State became the latest team to withdraw from bowl consideration Wednesday when the school paused all football activities indefinitely amid an outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing that would have prevented them from fielding enough players to play.

Hitting the holiday stretch, the needs of Derby residents – families and individuals alike – continues to grow in the midst of a difficult year marked by the pandemic.

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita fitness studio's owner and his business are suing Kansas for compensation for being forced to shut down and reopen with restrictions this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that the state essentially used their property in attempting to limit the …

The state of Kansas has partnered with GoGetTested.com to bring fast, easy, accurate COVID-19 testing to all Kansans. The information is being shared as part of the “Kansas Beats the Virus” campaign in partnership with the Kansas Leadership Center.