Mayor Lucas Announces COVID-19 Order Updates, Vaccination Efforts, Small Business Assistance
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas—in consultation with Kansas City Health Department Director Rex Archer, M.D. and Emergency Medical Services Medical Director Erica Carney, M.D.—today extended Kansas City’s State of Emergency and announced updated COVID-19 safety guidelines as our community continues its work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, provided details on Kansas City’s work to vaccinate our community, announced additional small business assistance by extending deadlines for certain business fees, and announced housing assistance for those experiencing homelessness.
Mayor Lucas has extended Kansas City’s State of Emergency to May 1, 2021. Mayor Lucas’s Twelfth Amended Order takes effect at 10 p.m. today and expires contemporaneously with expiration of the State of Emergency, unless extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in a subsequent order in the interest of public health.