Anyone five years and older can recieve their first or second doses. Those who are 12 and older can get their first booster, and those over the age of 50 can get their second booster.
Advocating for physical education as public health policy
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
One of the many events in UM System’s 2021 Extension and Engagement Week lineup showcases the impact University engagement and extension programming have on addressing our state’s grand challenges.
The Engagement Fellows Program allows our faculty to make personal connections and deliver on our important mission to disseminate and apply knowledge for the benefit of all Missourians.
City of Independence, UMKC help each other as importance of community programs grows
Our Healthy KC Eastside” (OHKCE) is a large-scale, community-based partnership addressing vaccine hesitance and health inequities in vulnerable portions of Jackson County, Mo.
Move More Get More, a community-based research initiative sponsored, is hosting FREE MOVE sessions for the community all fall. Move sessions are fitness sessions designed to increase physical activity and community through movement.
Joseph Lightner says plan aims to counter racism and its effects before they lead to chronic illness.
Jackson County approves CARES Act funding to promote vaccinations and other preventive care.
Partcipants will spend time meeting medical professionals at Truman Medical Center, the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Children’s Mercy, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.
Over 200 UMKC nursing students are helping vaccinate the Kansas City community.
Community groups and UMKC researchers pair up to collaborate on public health research.
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is the award recipient working with UMKC and Columbia University to lead an unprecedented coalition of 40 national professional organizations on a project to address the opioid and stimulant crises across the nation. An article by Stacy Downs.