FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Schulte – today has issued detailed guidelines for Jackson County’s Safer at Home Recovery Plan.
The Safer at Home Recovery Plan is part of Jackson County’s new health order which restricts gatherings to ten (10) or fewer people. This new order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020, and will remain in effect until it is extended, rescinded, replaced, or amended.
Key items in the new health order include:
For all gatherings of people, the health officer strongly encourages everyone to follow guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), federal, state and local public health officials and private medical providers.
New Local Health Order:
Safer at Home Recovery Plan: https://jacohd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/safer-at-home-recovery-plan.pdf
Gathering Protocol: https://form.jotform.com/202747364099060
Residents and businesses with questions about the new health order should contact the health department at (816) 404-9883 or email COVID19@tmcmed.org.
News Media Contact:
Kayla Parker, Communications Coordinator, Jackson County Health Department (816) 404-8424, firstname.lastname@example.org