July 10 Update :
- Masks and face coverings requirement extended. Read the updated KCMO Reopening FAQ.
July 8 Update :
Capacity has been reached.
Missouri residents in the Kansas City area who want to be tested for COVID-19 can do so at no cost during a three-day testing event. The testing was initially offered to restaurant employees but is now open to any Missouri resident who is seven years or older.
Staff from the KCMO Health Department and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will be at the Homefield Sports Facility, 5300 Bannister Rd., from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., July 13-15 to administer up to 2,000 COVID-19 tests.
Appointments are required. Residents of Missouri can secure an appointment by registering online or by calling 877-435-8411. Any extra appointment times will be opened to others outside the restaurant industry.
June 26 Update :
- Face coverings to be required indoors in KCMO. Mayor Lucas Announces Next Steps in Kansas City’s COVID-19 Response Efforts.
- Read the updated FAQ.
June 23 Update :
- Mayor Lucas, Councilmembers O’Neill, Hall Announce CARES Act Spending Plan with Funds from Clay County
June 15 Update :
- Municipal Court and Business License Office take next steps in slow reopening.
June 11 Update :
- Due to COVID-19, the KCMO Health Department has ended its walk-up immunization clinic and now requires appointments.
June 5 Update :
- Posted interim guidance for communities of faith from the KCMO Health Department.
June 3 Update :
- 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home (from the CDC)
View the complete archive of updates.
If you would like to receive updates about what the City is doing in response to the coronavirus, text COVIDKC to 888777.
Though a hiring freeze is in effect, the City of KCMO is still filling existing job positions to maintain services. These include positions in Health and Aviation. Check out our job openings. New jobs posted every Monday!
To provide tax relief to those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline for paying your earnings tax has been extended to July 15, 2020.
The KCMO Health Department does not test for COVID-19. If you have a cough and fever, call your health care provider before going in for a COVID-19 test.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is operating a hotline for residents and health care providers to call for information and guidance about COVID-19.
The statewide hotline number is 877-435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
During this urgent and unprecedented public health crisis, the United Way of Greater Kansas City wants to remind you of the referral services available through 211, a one-stop resource for community relief – food, financial help, utility assistance, tax services and more. Through 211, callers are connected to more than 8,000 programs run by nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout the 23-county United Way 211 service area. For assistance, visit 211kc.org or dial 211.
We are sharing state actions to help our residents during the #COVID19 outbreak. The state has extended deadlines and other help with SNAP, driver’s licenses, license plates, and health benefits. Contact state offices for more details.
- KCMO Reopening FAQ
- KCPD FAQ Regarding Pandemic and Stay-at-Home Order
- Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from the KCMO Health Dept. | Spanish language flyer
- Financial Resources for Local Businesses and Workers
- Health and Safety Guide for Businesses and Workers | Spanish language flyer