• Mayor Lucas has announced a mask order extension. Read the updated FAQ.
  • Masks or face coverings are required indoors in KCMO.
  • KCMO is in a state of emergency. Find City reopening information, help, resources, and more at

Coronavirus FAQ

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Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • What is novel coronavirus?

  • What are the symptoms?

  • Should I go to the doctor or ER if I have COVID-19 symptoms?

  • How does COVID-19 spread?

  • How can I protect myself from coronavirus?

  • Who should wear a mask?

  • Can I get a test to make sure I don’t have it?

  • Is it true people without symptoms can spread the virus before they know they’re sick?

  • Can a person test negative and later test positive?

  • Will warm weather stop the outbreak of COVID-19?

  • Is there a vaccine or cure?

  • What can I do to prepare?


Download the coronavirus FAQ flyer.